Loopy LimericksBook - 2001
A collection of wonderfully hilarious, ridiculous rhymes put together by a master compiler, well known for his collections with OUP. John Foster is a poet in his own right and is highly-regarded in both the trade and in schools for his brilliant collections.
LOOPY LIMERICKS is the first of 4 sparkling new collections of nonsense poems which mark the return of Collins Chidlren's Books to poetry publishing. John Foster is a well-known poet, teacher, and his book WHAM BAN ORANGUTAN is hugely popular (OUP), and the title of this was taken from his own poem. He is highly-regarded both in the trade and in schools.
The books use both new and existing material with humorous line illustrations throughout. - Well-know poets included, such as: Roger McGough, Edward Lear, Michael Palin, Kaye Umansky, Spike Milligan and many more - It is divided into fun sections under the headings Animal Crackers, Dotty Dressers, Dreadful Disasters, Ghostly Groans, Musical Madness, Monstrous Moments, Potty People, Ridiculous Romances, School Sillies, Travellers' Tales, Tummy Troubles, Vampire Bites and Last Writes.