Dancing in the Rain
Published by Peepal Tree Press
Shortlisted for the 2016 CLPE Children's Poetry Award.
Fans of John Lyons’ lively and appealing style will not be disappointed in this brand new collection of poems for younger readers aged 7-11. A breath of Caribbean fresh air, these poems are humorous, beautifully crafted, and perfectly pitched to their audience, though readers of any age will enjoy his painterly use of language. Lyons conjures up vivid images, situations and emotions which appeal both for their universality and their newness, as he examines and comments upon the world around him with wit and empathy.
A staple of the schools poetry anthology, John Lyons 'poems never fail to stand out for their originality and exuberance.