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Paint Me a Poem: New Poems Inspired by Art in the Tate

by Grace Nichols (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 7 - 8 years

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This classic book is a celebration of the ways in which art and writing can influence and inspire each other. In 1999- 2000, Grace Nichols was the first Writer-in-Residence at the Tate. During this time she worked with children from London schools, helping them respond to art by writing poetry. She herself was inspired to write over 25 memorable and perceptive new poems, collected in this book, now reissued in paperback for the first time. In addition, Paint Me a Poem contains Grace’s highly personal reflections on the paintings and sculptures, as well as fascinating insights into the inspirations for the paintings, written by Colin Grigg, Head of Young People’s programmes at Tate. Included towards the back of the book are many lively activities designed to inspire children to write their own poetry and to have fun with language.

Product Details

Catalogue number

5692 in Rewards Catalogue 2019/20

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781472927675

Publisher

Bloomsbury Education

Date published

April 7th, 2016

Other details
  • 96 pages
Condition

New

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