A Poetry Archive recording by

James Berry - Children's Poems

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These poems come from a special recording for the Poetry Archive:

  • 1 -
    "Caribbean Playground Song"

  • 2 -
    "Jamaican Song"

  • 3 -

  • 4 -
    "Seeing Granny"

  • 5 -
    "Rain Friend"

  • 6 -

  • 7 -
    "Everyday Music"

  • 8 -

  • 9 -
    "Earthworm and Fish"

  • 10 -
    "A Nest Full of Stars"

  • 11 -

  • 12 -
    "A Story about Afiya"

  • 13 -
    "When I Dance"

  • 14 -
    "The Barkday Party"

  • 15 -
    "Action Images"

  • 16 -
    "Scribbled Notes..."

  • 17 -
    "The Adding Up of Birthdays"

  • 18 -
    "Somewhere! Somewhere!"

  • 19 -
    "Wild Whistling Woman"

  • 20 -
    "Skeleton Sisters"

  • 21 -
    "The Quarrel"

  • 22 -
    "Together"

  • 23 -
    "Singing with Recordings"

  • 24 -
    "Postcard Poem: Solo"

  • 25 -
    "Duppy Dance"

  • 26 -
    "Getting Bigger Rap"

  • 27 -
    "Mek Drum Talk, Man"

  • 28 -
    "People Equal"

  • 29 -
    "What Do We Do with a Variation?"

  • 30 -
    "Okay, Brown Girl, Okay"

  • 31 -
    "Everywhere Faces Everywhere"

  • 32 -
    "Teach the Making of Summer"

  • 33 -
    "Listn Big Brodda Dread, Na!"

  • 34 -
    "Innercity Youth Walks and Talks"

  • 35 -
    "The Boy-Don Rap"

  • 36 -
    "A Toast for Everybody Who is Growin"

  • 37 -
    "Gobble-Gobble Rap"

  • 38 -
    "Light Fabric"

  • 39 -
    "Bye Now"

  • 40 -
    "Goodbye Now"


Extras

Select bibliography

  • A Thief in the Village (stories for children), London, Hamish Hamilton, 1987
  • The Girls and Yanga Marshall: four stories (for children), London, Longman, 1987
  • When I Dance (for children), Hamish Hamilton, 1988 - out of print
  • Anancy Spiderman (for children), London, Walker Books, 1988 - out of print
  • Isn't My Name Magical? (for children), Longman/BBC, 1990 - out of print
  • The Future-Telling Lady (for children), Hamish Hamilton, 1991 - out of print
  • Ajeemah and His Son (for children), USA, Harper Collins, 1992
  • Celebration Song (for children), Hamish Hamilton, 1994
  • Classic Poems to Read Aloud (editor), London, Kingfisher, 1995
  • Playing a Dazzler (for children), Hamish Hamilton, 1996 - out of print
  • Don't Leave an Elephant to Go and Chase a Bird (for children), USA, Simon and Schuster, 1996
  • Everywhere Faces Everywhere (for children), Simon and Schuster, 1997
  • First Palm Trees (for children), Simon and Schuster, 1997
  • Around the World in 80 Poems (editor - for children), London, Macmillan, 2001
  • A Nest full of Stars (for children), Macmillan, 2002
  • Only One of Me (selected poems - for children), Macmillan, 2004
  • James Berry Reading from his poems for children, CD, The Poetry Archive, 2005
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