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Australian poetry for Australian kids.

Dianne Bates has complied a fabulous collection of poetry written by over thirty different Australian poets for Australian children. Topics include school, family, special events like birthdays and Christmas, animals and sports.

  • Includes a fantastic selection of old and new Australian poets: CJ Dennis, Elizabeth Honey, Robin Klein, Max Fatchen, Lorraine Marwood, Bill Condon and Daisy Utemorrah to name a few ...
  • People want to read poetry! The Australian Children's Poetry blog, established in 2014, had 70,000 hits in its first year.
  • A great anthology to get kids interested in poetry.

About the author

Dianne Bates is a full-time freelance author and has written over 130 books for young readers. She has worked as a newspaper and magazine editor and manuscript assessor. Di is a recipient of The Lady Cutler Award for distinguished services to children’s Literature. Her website is

ISBN: 9781925081190
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 1, 2016
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 128pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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