Poetry Reading Club: What’s on the CLiPPA?
The CLiPPA (CLPE Children’s Poetry Award) is one of our favourite prizes because it highlights the best new children’s poetry.
The 2018 shortlist has just been announced and it’s a cracker with six fabulous poetry books.
Here they are:
Poet Grace Nichols, winner of the first ever CLiPPA and Chair of the 2018 Judges, says:
“The judging process involved passionate discussions about which books to shortlist and this is a vibrant selection of poetry books that children will love to explore“
Don’t forget, there are always great poems to read on the National Poetry Day website.
Dip into this anthology of poems on the theme of FREEDOM
Kate Wakeling won last year’s CLiPPA with her collection Moon Juice.
Here she reads Comet, one of the poems from the book – see if you can read it as quickly and as well as Kate!
New CLiPPA Poetry Competition!
To celebrate the announcement of the new CLiPPA shortlist we’ve got a special competition – you can win a set of the six brilliant poetry books in the running for the award.