Wise Up! Wise Down!: Poems by John Agard and JonArno Lawson: eBook (Reflowable ePub)

By John Agard, JonArno Lawson

Illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura

Funny, thought-provoking and bursting with curiosity, Wise Up! Wise Down! is a lively conversation between two internationally renowned poets, illustrated by treasured artist Satoshi Kitamura.

How can laughter be more powerful than a sword? Why do days have names but not weeks? And do pigeons ever get a craving for cake? Two friends, internationally acclaimed poets John Agard and JonArno Lawson, take us on an inspiring, hilarious and wondrous journey through poetry, asking questions and attempting answers as they discover that life really is a forever and ever adventure.

Categories: Ebooks

For readers aged: 8+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Reflowable
  • ISBN: 9781529518160
  • Published: 04 Apr 2024
  • Price: £7.99
  • Pages: 144

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Customer reviews


'Curious minds will love the poems… Poetry at its most creative and versatile is what readers will discover in this most wonderous journey through words, ideas and pictures ~ on the page and in the mind.' Armadillo Magazine

'A fun collection of poetry aimed at a middle grade audience.' Left on the Shelf

'Three awesome creative people from children’s literature have collaborated on what is sure to become a favourite poetry book for many readers. Two friends John Agard and JonArno Lawson provide the words and the distinctive art of Satoshi Kitamura provides the wonderful, whimsical illustrations. So, when you open this book be prepared to embark on a foray into a lively, thought-provoking conversation between prize-winning poets ... A perfect close to a terrific book. Read it at home, read it in the classroom and then perhaps try out some of the suggestions given at the end.' Red Reading Hub

'Three awesome creative people from children’s literature have collaborated on what is sure to become a favourite poetry book for many readers.' Red Reading Hub

'Fun and unique and filled with laugh out loud black and white illustrations by Satoshi Kitamura, this is a poetry book like no other.' Mini Travellers Blog

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