John Siddique - Book Cover
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Shortlist for the 2007 CLPE Poetry Award.
John Siddique: Don't Wear It On Your Head, Don't Stick It Down Your Pants (Peepal Tree Press)
Jackie Morris (compiler and illustrator): The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems (Barefoot Books)
Chrissie Gittins: I Don't Want an Avocado for an Uncle, illustrated by Kev Adamson (Rabbit Hole Publications)
Julie Johnstone (editor): The Thing That Mattered Most. Scottish Poems for Children illustrated by Iain McIntosh (Scottish PoetryLibrary/Black & White Publishing)
Gaby Morgan (editor): Fairy Poems, illustrated by Matilda Harrison (Macmillan)
Tony Mitton: My Hat and All That, illustrated by Sue Heap (Corgi Yearling)
This will be the fourth year of the CLPE Award - the only prize in this country for a book of children's poetry. The judges are Ian Mcmillan, Fiona Waters and Margaret Meek Spencer; the winner will be announced on Wed 13th June.
CLPE, Webber Street, London SE1 8QW More details on the CLPE website - www.clpe.co.uk