Blast Off! is aimed at 7-10 year olds but lower secondary school children will also enjoy the poems which are varied in subject matter (fairytales, funny poems and serious poems, poems about school and bugs and Christmas angels and pets and siblings, about moving house, space, football, friends, marbles, musical instruments and magnesium). There are riddles and clerihews and rhyming couplets, short poems, long poems and everything in between. Here you will find poems to curl up with on your own, poems to share at bedtime and poems crying out for audience participation and performance.
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