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Annie McClue

A very popular poem from Modern Cautionary Tales for Children, an innovative and groundbreaking poetry show written and performed by Murray Lachlan Young, one of the UK's foremost performance poets and a regular fixture on BBC Radio 4's SATURDAY LIVE.

The Michael Rosen Rap

One of our favourites at Bagthorpe, our Year 6 children performed this poem on the Southbank in London along with the other street artists, where we drew quite a crowd.

Washing Up. Another Michael Rosen classic - and Bagthorpe favourite!

The Watch - another Bagthorpe favourite by Michael Rosen.

This poem by Michael Rosen, is a short, very funny story, guaranteed to make you and your parents, laugh out loud!

Chocolate Cake

Michael Rosen's classic performance of his much loved poem 'Chocolate Cake.'

No Breathing In Class

A very funny poem by Michael Rosen. Your mums and dads will enjoy this too! Michael Rosen said, "I wrote a book of poems for children called 'The Hypnotiser' some years ago and then it went out of print. I couldn't get anyone to reprint it, so I asked my son Joe to film me performing the book."

Dad Don't Dance

Ron Bookless draws and animates Dad Don't Dance, read by Roger Stevens from his book The Monster that Ate the Universe.

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