Heard it in the Playground
This illustrated collection of amusing poems and songs celebrating primary school life won the Signal Poetry Award in 1990.
Meet Billy McBone and the Mad Professor’s Daughter, be amazed by the Longest Kiss Contest, shed a tear for the Boy Without a Name and – if you’re a stressed teacher – sing the Mrs Butler Blues.
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A magnificent book, it captures what it's like to be a pupil in the primary years and indeed a teacher of the primary years. Funny, touching, if you've ever been a pupil there are things that will ... Read full review
It does not have all the poems but it is the only web that shows a few
The Longest Kiss Contest
Sale of Work
The Ghost Teacher
The Infants Do an Assembly about Time
The Old Teacher
The Boy Without a Name
Things I Have Been Doing Lately
The Trial of Derek Drew
I See a Seagull
Why Must We Go to School?
First Day Back
Not Now Nigel