Roger McGough

7 children’s books by the writer

ROGER McGOUGH is a highly-acclaimed and much-loved poet and writer, and has been awarded an OBE for his contribution to poetry. CHRIS RIDDELL is an accomplished artist and political cartoonist for the Observer and he has illustrated several picture books for younger children. He has won many awards for his work, including the Smarties Prize and the rare honour of two Kate Greenaway Medals. Chris lives in Brighton.

7+ years

I Never Liked Wednesdays

Roger McGough, Michael Broad

I Never Liked Wednesdays

Laugh-out-loud adventures of childhood high jinks and rascality. Midge and his friend are always getting up to all sorts of mischief. They live in Liverpool, but have grand ideas of running away to sea - but no one believes that they ...

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Sensational!

Roger McGough

Sensational!

The wonderful Roger McGough has drawn together a stunning collection of poems inspired by the five senses. Gems from the very best classic and contemporary poets such as Carol Ann Duffy, Ian McMillan, John Hegley, William Wordsworth, Vernon Scannell and ...

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4-7 years

Until I Met Dudley

Roger McGough, Chris Riddell

Until I Met Dudley

Roger McGough's delightfully ingenious text and Chris Riddell's striking illustrations take children into the fascinating world of technology to discover the workings of familiar machines. Two inventive talents in children's literature, poet Roger McGough and illustrator Chris ...

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If Only We Had a Helicopter

Roger McGough, Michael Broad

If Only We Had a Helicopter

Midge and co. are back! And this time there's a brand new four-legged friend in tow. New Dog needs a name and the boys need an adventure, so what are the three to do but sort it out themselves ...

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7+ years

Poetry Pie

Roger McGough

Poetry Pie

There are over 50 poems in this hugely enjoyable poetry collection with themes ranging from food and animals to school and ghouls. As always, Roger Mcgough's poems are full of wit and wisdom, with word play, puns and sharp ...

£6.99

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7+ years

Slapstick

Roger McGough

Slapstick

If philosophy is the 'why?' and science is the 'how?' then poetry is the 'Wow!'. In this stunning, brand-new volume, you'll discover poems about poems, poems about life, poems about kangaroos and chameleons and caterpillars (though not in the ...

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7+ years

Eighty Best Poems by Roger Mcgough

Roger McGough

Eighty Best Poems by Roger Mcgough

There are eighty of Roger McGough's favourite poems in this hugely enjoyable collection, gathered together into a new volume to celebrate Roger's 80th birthday! Sometimes funny, sometimes sad, but always inventive, the enormous variety of poems from this ...

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