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An award-winning children’s poet, guitarist and writer-in-schools, James Carter lives with his...
How to Turn Your Teacher Purple!
Heebie Geebie, Hurple Burple
Time to turn my teacher...PURPLE!
Simply chant this magic spell
soon your teacher looks unwell:
purple cheeks and purle nose
purpleness from head to toes
Feed her beetroot every hour
see her fill with purple power
bloomin' like a purple flower
how she'll scream
when in the shower!!!
from How to Turn Your Teacher Purple and Other Sizzling Science Poems (A&C Black, 2011), © James Carter 2011, used by permission of the author
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