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  • Published: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141362953
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99
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Gargling With Jelly


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Meet troublesome sisters, superheroes, the silly Siposark and other weird and wonderful creatures in this collection of hilarious, lyrical and adventurous poems by the much-loved poet Brian Patten, with brilliant illustrations by award-winning Chris Riddell.

Gargling with Jelly by Brian Patten, one of our best-loved poets. Hilarious, lyrical, outrageous and serious poems all rub shoulders in this collection. Naughty children with nasty habits, cartoon heroes that come to life, lonely caretakers, unhappy ghosts, fantastical creatures with crazy names, giants, goblins, vampires, mermaids ... there's never a dull moment in this marvellously quirky and refreshing jelly pot!

  • Pub date: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141362953
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $14.99

About the Author

Brian Patten

Brian Patten is one of the most accessible and popular poets working today. He is the author of the all-time cult classics Gargling With Jelly and Juggling With Gerbils. He is also the editor of the acclaimed The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry and The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse.

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