These recordings come from a special recording for the poetry archive
  • 1 -
    "Advice for Attending a Hundredth Birthday Party"

  • 2 -
    "Mantles"

  • 3 -
    "Waiting for the 242"

  • 4 -
    "Hoping it Might be So"

  • 5 -
    "Missing, 1944"

  • 6 -
    "Belongings"

  • 7 -
    "Sonnet for Dick"

  • 8 -
    "The Day Room"

  • 9 -
    "How The Wild South East Was Lost"

  • 10 -
    "The Adventures of Patience"

  • 11 -
    "Tune for an Ice Cream Van"

  • 12 -
    "The Apprehenders"

  • 13 -
    "Elizabeth"

  • 14 -
    "The Council of the Gods"

  • 15 -

  • 16 -
    "I Found South African Breweries Most Hospitable"

  • 17 -
    "Hardly Believable Horace and Hattie in Hell"

  • 18 -
    "Short Afternoons"

  • 19 -
    "The Sub-Song"

  • 20 -
    "Moorhouse"

  • 21 -
    "Ode to Didcot Power Station"

  • 22 -
    "The Boys Bump-Starting the Hearse"

  • 23 -
    "The Yoke"

  • 24 -
    "A Horrid Old Man Reads A Cookery Book"

  • 25 -
    "A Light Toast"

  • 26 -
    "The Orbison Consolations"

  • 27 -
    "Every Day In Every Way"

Bibliography
  • "Soundings" Soundings: A Selection of Poems for Reading Aloud (editor), Heinemann Education 1975 - out of print
  • "The Bear Looked Over the Mountain" The Bear Looked Over the Mountain, Salamander 1977
  • "Arthur's Father" Arthur's Father (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • "Arthur's Granny" Arthur's Granny (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • "Arthur's Sister" Arthur's Sister (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • "Arthur's Uncle" Arthur's Uncle (illustrated by Eileen Brown), Methuen 1978 - out of print
  • "Rabbiting On" Rabbiting On: and Other Poems (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Fontana Lions 1978 - out of print
  • "Hot Dog" Hot Dog and Other Poems (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Kestrel 1981
  • "Professor Potts in Africa" Professor Potts in Africa, Watts 1981 - out of print
  • "From the Day Room" From the Day Room, Windows Press 1981 - out of print
  • "Bump-Starting the Hearse" Bump-Starting the Hearse, Hutchinson 1983
  • "Poems for Ten Year Olds" Poems for Ten Year Olds and Over (editor), Viking Kestrel 1984 - out of print
  • "Poems for Nine Year Olds" Poems for Nine Year Olds and Under, Puffin 1985 - out of print
  • "Cat Among the Pigeons" Cat Among the Pigeons, Viking Kestrel 1987
  • "One of Your Legs Is Both The Same" One of Your Legs is Both the Same: A Poem, Turret 1987 - out of print
  • "Poems 1974-1983" Poems 1974-1983, Hutchinson 1988 - out of print
  • "Short Afternoons" Short Afternoons, Hutchinson 1989 - out of print
  • "Puffin Portable Poets" Puffin Portable Poets, (Brian Patten, Kit Wright, Roger McGough), Puffin 1990 - out of print
  • "Funnybunch" Funnybunch: New Puffin Book of Funny Verse (editor), Viking 1993 - out of print
  • "Tigerella" Tigerella (illustrated by Peter Bailey), AndrĂ© Deutsch 1993 - out of print
  • "Great Snakes" Great Snakes (illustrated by Posy Simmonds), Viking 1994 - out of print
  • "Dolphinella" Dolphinella (illustrated by Peter Bailey), AndrĂ© Deutsch 1995 - out of print
  • "Rumpelstiltskin" Rumpelstiltskin, Scholastic 1998
  • "Hoping it Might be So" Hoping It Might Be So: Poems 1974-2000, Leviathan 2000; Faber 2008
  • "Write Away" Write Away, Times Supplements 2000
  • "Kit Wright Reading from his Poems" Kit Wright Reading from his Poems, The Poetry Archive 2005
  • "A Lisbon Sheaf" A Lisbon Sheaf King's Lynn Poetry Festival, 2006
  • "The Magic Box" The Magic Box: Poems for Children Pan Macmillan, 2009
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