Rachel Rooney

RacheI Rooney is a trained teacher and children’s poet. Her work has been published in numerous anthologies. In 2011 her collection The Language of Cat won the CLPE Poetry Award and was long-listed for the Carnegie Medal. My Life as a Goldfish was shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2015. A Kid in My Class was published by Otter-Barry Books in 2018 and has been shortlisted for the CLiPPA 2019 She visits schools for workshops with pupils and has performed her work at festivals and for The Children’s Bookshow.

Resources

Videos

'Daydreamer' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – Daydreamer

'Tips for the New Boy' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – Tips for the New Boy

'The Poet' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – The Poet

'Keepy-Uppy Kid' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – Keepy- Uppy Kid

'Seeker' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – Seeker

'Talking Hands' by Rachel Rooney

Rachel Rooney – Talking Hands

Rachel Rooney at the CLiPPA 2015

Rachel Rooney reading Liar at the CLiPPA 2015

Rachel Rooney - Cheer Up

Rachel Rooney - Cheer Up

Defending the Title

Rachel Rooney - Defending the Title

Rachel Rooney - Don't Move the Goalposts

Rachel Rooney - Don't Move the Goalposts

Fishing

Rachel Rooney - Fishing

Rachel Rooney - Home Time

Rachel Rooney - Home Time

Rachel Rooney - Liar

Rachel Rooney - Liar

Rachel Rooney - Making Friends

Rachel Rooney - Making Friends

Rachel Rooney - Flame

Rachel Rooney - Flame

Mirror

Rachel Rooney - Mirror

Rachel Rooney - Nobody Knows

Rachel Rooney - Nobody Knows

RR P3 Post Vimeo Optimum

Rachel Rooney - Post

RR P5 Russian Doll Vimeo Optimum

Rachel Rooney - Russian Doll

Rachel Rooney - Six Facts About Light

Rachel Rooney - Six Facts About Light

RR P2 Sonnet For a Sphere Vimeo Optimum

Rachel Rooney - Sonnet for a sphere

Rachel Rooney - The 20a Bus

Rachel Rooney - The 20a Bus

RR P1 The Language of Cat Vimeo Optimum

Rachel Rooney - The language of cat

Rachel Rooney - The Whisper

Rachel Rooney - The Whisper

Rachel Rooney - Wide Open

Rachel Rooney - Wide Open