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Chosen by Pie Corbett

Published by Macmillan Children's Books 2014

Previous edition 2006

ISBN: 9781447274858

333 pages



The Works Key Stage 2 contains a wide range of contemporary and classic poems and rhymes to enjoy, read, perform and learn by heart - perfect for children in Years 3, 4, 5 and 6.


There are poems about real and imagined worlds, observation poems, poems from a range of cultures, narrative poems, shape and concrete poems, performance poems, funny poems, word puzzles, riddles, poems on common themes, classic poems, poems by significant and modern poets, poems in different forms - haikus, cinquains, tankas and kennings - wordplay, raps and slam poems, list poems, monologues and conversations, free verse and rhyming forms, shakespeare and nonsense verse.


Includes teachers' notes, a glossary of terms, and workshops by a variety of poets.

The Works Key Stage 2