I've Got a Poem For You is a sparkling collection of poems covering many subjects from school to seasons, animals to ghosts, and even a rapping Granny! All the poems have a great sense of rhythm which makes them perfect for learning by heart, sharing and performing aloud. John Foster is one of the UK's best-loved and most respected compilers of poetry books and this reissue, with its fresh new look and featuring poems by the likes of Roger McGough, Benjamin Zephaniah, Michael Rosen and Rudyard Kipling, will be a welcome addition to bookshelves everywhere.
John Foster is one of the nation's best-loved and most highly-regarded children's poets. He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College in Oxford. For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools, as well as writing poetry for children. John's poetry anthologies present children with original and contemporary poetry, proving that poetry is both accessible and fun. Other books for OUP include Twinkle, Twinkle Chocolate Bar, My First Oxford Book of Poems, Dinosaur Poems, Monster Poems, The Poetry Chest, School's Out, Excuses, Excuses and Football Fever.