In Memory of a Beautiful Jeweller

Within the crescent of your jeweller's bench,
Nothing of all the intricate things you made
More beautiful than the shining
Necklace of your laughter,

Linking the days. Within the days,

Nothing of any rarer,
More precious metal than were you,
Loving and strong and brave
And capable and true.

'In Memory of a Beautiful Jeweller' from The Magic Box (Macmillan Children’s Books. 2009), © Kit Wright 2009, used by permission of the author.

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1Red Boots On

2The Chap

3Zoe's Ear-rings

4In Cold Blood

5The Thumb Bird

6Nothing Else

8All of Us

9In Memory of a Beautiful Jeweller

10The Sea in the Trees

11Bluebells and Penguins


13The Magic Box

14Lorrie and Dorrie

15Waiting for the Tone

16Watch your French

17My Dad, Your Dad

18How to Treat the House-plants

19Fair Warning of a Goddess

20My Party

21In the Cathdral Gardens

22I Heard Someone Crying

23Rock Around the Wok



26Dad and the Cat and the Tree

27Bad Dog Blues

28Heads or Tails?

29Hot Dog

30A Ballroom for St Bernards


32The Rotters

33Useful Person

7How I See It