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Goldilocks on CCTV

By (author) John Agard
Illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, London, United Kingdom
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Published: 3rd Apr 2014
Dimensions: w 181mm h 248mm d 7mm
Weight: 225g
ISBN-10: 1847804993
ISBN-13: 9781847804990
Barcode No: 9781847804990
Synopsis
There she was on the news, Miss Goody Two-Shoes, Caught on CCTV. Don't look so shocked! Of course you know who - Who else but Goldilocks? Here are 30 amazing poems which are rooted in the world of fairy tale and legend. Wickedly witty, deliciously subversive and utterly modern, the poems are also affectionate and big-hearted tributes to the original tales and characters that inspired them. This is a sizzling new collection from a master poet, portrayed with verce by Satoshi Kitamura's extraordinary black-and-white illustrations.

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Award winning poet John Agard has written a sharp and sophisticated new collection which gives an original twist to well-known fairy tale characters. A rhythmic mix of rap, rhyme and free verse reinvents familiar characters for the 21st century and explores their relevance for young people today.

very clever ... a fantastic collection of poems.

"a brilliant celebration of poetry"

"Clever,funny and relevant; the poetry will appeal to a wide age range... all will enjoy the rhymic mix of rap, rhyme and free verse which John accomplishes so well. A bonus is that each poem is strikingly illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura who calmly capture the essence of the verse."

"This is a collection of ingeniously rewritten fairy tales and legends, with modern settings and hilarious twists and turns...The illustrations by Satoshi Kitamurab are quirky and anarchic." very clever EURO| a fantastic collection of poems. "Clever,funny and relevant; the poetry will appeal to a wide age rangeEURO| all will enjoy the rhymic mix of rap, rhyme and free verse which John accomplishes so well. A bonus is that each poem is strikingly illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura who calmly capture the essence of the verse." "This is a collection of ingeniously rewritten fairy tales and legends, with modern settings and hilarious twists and turns...The illustrations by Satoshi Kitamurab are quirky and anarchic."