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Daydreams and Jellybeans

Alex Wharton

Daydreams and Jellybeans


  • Poetry - rhyme, rhythm and rap
  • Funny Stuff - rib ticklers to make you fall off your chair
  • Animal Tales - bundles of fur, fluff and fun
  • Fantasy Worlds - awesome adventures of magic and mystery

Average rating

4 out 5

14 reviews

From forgotten jellybeans to sparking daydreams, Alex's poems, written for primary school age children, are both funny and thoughtful, and aim to spark familiarity and inclusion. And the illustrations from Katy Riddell will focus on the fun and dreamlike quality of the poems' engagement with the natural world. These poems use rhyme, rhythm and free verse and are ideally suited to performance in a school setting, nurturing a love of language, reading, confidence and self-expression.



I didn’t like the poems Dear Brother and Jellybean because they are very disgusting to read but I liked how the author wrote his poems

Dona Panther Pawprint 01.08.2023


The poems are good it’s just there’s only one poem about jellybeans.

Don Sandwich Spaghetti-Hoops 29.07.2023



Anonymous 03.11.2022


I enjoyed reading the poems in this book.

Mademoiselle Tulip Squirrel 15.09.2022


Loved these poems

Dona Mildred Windchime 11.09.2022


I enjoyed the poem and my favourite poem was the Jellybean poem.

Professor Quicksand Stegosaurus 03.09.2022


Very funny

Lady June Sunshine 25.08.2022


I liked the poems

Anonymous 25.08.2022


I loved the jelly bean one and the writing about spiders but not some of the others about clocks or waterfalls. Nothing interested me. It might be good for my friends but not me.

Judge Fenella Windchime 10.08.2022


I loved the poems especially the bubble man poem

Anonymous 08.08.2022


I liked all the poems especially jelly bean and guilty

Doctor Bunny Squirrel 07.08.2022


Fiction. Loads of poems. Some happy some sad.

Lord Bruno Casserole 05.08.2022


The jellybean and guilty were my favourite poems.

Senorita Amazonia Owl 24.07.2022

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