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BOOKS
Created: 14th August, 2015

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Author: Joanne Limburg
Publisher: Salt Publishing

What happens if you read a book while standing on your head? Dare to discover the answer within these poems that provide a fresh take on school and family life, complete with computapets and a Wii with a Mii channel. Take a prefix lesson that doesn’t deal with grammar too seriously while requiring some understanding to get the joke. Sample the mouth-watering potatoes Dad cooks, tantalising all your senses ‘for truly they are epic’.  Don’t lose your temper or you may find important things are lost too. This collection encapsulates some thoughtful observations of modern childhood.

Highly commended for the 2014 CLiPPA (CLPE Poetry Award)

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Joanne Limburg - Butterfly and Crocodile

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Joanne Limburg - Easter Eggs

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Joanne Limburg - The Potatoes My Dad Cooks

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