Please Mrs Butler

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With a fresh new look for a brand new generation of school children to take to its heart, every teacher, parent and child should have a copy. Nobody leave the room. Everyone listen to me. We had ten pairs of scissors At half-past two, And now there’s only three. This title offers a collection of school poems.

ISBN: 9780140314946 Author: Ahlberg, Test2 Publication Date: 30th August 1984 Imprint: Puffin Cover: Paperback Dewey: 821.914 (edition:19) Pages: 93 Language: English Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:

This witty collection of school poems by Allan Ahlberg, has a cover refresh for a whole new generation of school children to take to its heart. It is full of typical classroom events that will be recognized and enjoyed by everyone – from never-ending projects, reading tests, quarrels, making-up, excuses and ‘Please, Sir, it isn’t fair’, Please Mrs Butler accurately portrays everyday primary school life.

Fritz Wegner’s line drawings beautifully complement the hilarious and poignant verses.

Praise for Please Mrs Butler:

‘Hilarious and poignant school verses about primary school life. A real winner’ – Guardian

‘Clever, funny and nostalgic, the collection is a delight’ – Sunday Times

PLEASE MRS BUTLER – The most important 20th-century children’s poetry book’ – Books for Keeps poll

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