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Product Description: Books contain countless tales—but what if Book told its own story? From clay tablets to e-readers, here is a quirky, kid-friendly look at the book.Books are one of humankind’s greatest forms of expression, and now Book, in a witty, idiosyncratic voice, tells us the inside story...read more
By John Agard and Dion Graham (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781511323604 | Mp3 una edition (Candlewick Pr, October 6, 2015), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Books contain countless tales—but what if Book told its own story?

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Product Description: This poetry collection is filled with fun facts and wonderful rhymes, and has something interesting for any budding young scientistFrom water vapor to robots and outer space to water, this highly original collection from John Agard, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, explores everything exciting about science...read more
By John Agard and Satoshi Kitamura (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780750242899 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 31, 2004, cover price $19.95

Paperback:

9781444917727 | Hachette Books, March 1, 2014, cover price $10.99 | About this edition: This poetry collection is filled with fun facts and wonderful rhymes, and has something interesting for any budding young scientistFrom water vapor to robots and outer space to water, this highly original collection from John Agard, winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, explores everything exciting about science.
9780750242905 | Hodder & Stoughton, October 31, 2004, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Full of wonder and excitement at the discoveries of science, this collection of poems should be enjoyed by all who have an interest in science and the natural world.

Presents a collection of poems on the theme of racism, including the poem 'Half-caste.'

Hardcover:

9780340893821 | Hodder & Stoughton, January 31, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Presents a collection of poems on the theme of racism, including the poem 'Half-caste.

Paperback:

9781444919967 | Gardners Books, October 3, 2013, cover price $12.05

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Product Description: In this new symphonic collection, Agard casts his unique spin on the intermingling strands of British history, and leads us into metaphysical and political waters. Cross-cultural connections are played out in a variety of voices and cadences...read more

Paperback:

9781852249915 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, September 15, 2013, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: In this new symphonic collection, Agard casts his unique spin on the intermingling strands of British history, and leads us into metaphysical and political waters.

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Product Description: This synthesis focuses on estimates of biodiversity change as projected for the 21st century by models or extrapolations based on experiments and observed trends. The publication also pays particular attention to the interactions between biodiversity and ecosystem services and to critical tipping points that could lead to large, rapid and potentially irreversible changes...read more

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9789292252182 | United Nations Pubns, June 30, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: This synthesis focuses on estimates of biodiversity change as projected for the 21st century by models or extrapolations based on experiments and observed trends.

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Paperback:

9781852248239 | Pap/dvd edition (Bloodaxe Books Ltd, May 15, 2009), cover price $23.95

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Product Description: In Clever Backbone, the Guyanese-born word magician plays havoc with biology and makes a monkey out of Darwinian evolution - on the occasion of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his Origin of Species.

Paperback:

9781852248222 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, May 15, 2009, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: In Clever Backbone, the Guyanese-born word magician plays havoc with biology and makes a monkey out of Darwinian evolution - on the occasion of the bicentenary of Charles Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his Origin of Species.

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Product Description: Calypso and cricket come together during the island’s Carnival week, and Riccardo Small is torn between his two loves. A talented vocalist, he has been chosen to sing in the Calypso Monarch Final, competing with the island's best singers...read more
By John Agard, Bob Cattell and Pam Smy (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781845077730, titled "Shine on, Butter-Finger" | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, January 30, 2008, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Calypso and cricket come together during the island’s Carnival week, and Riccardo Small is torn between his two loves.

Paperback:

9781845076269 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, July 28, 2007, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Calypso and cricket come together in the Island's Carnival week and Riccardo Small is torn between his two loves.

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Gives an outsider's inside view of British life in poems which both challenge our peculiar culture and hallowed institutions. This book explores hidden connections in British history.

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9781852247331 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, March 15, 2007, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Gives an outsider's inside view of British life in poems which both challenge our peculiar culture and hallowed institutions.

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Riccardo Small lives on the Island. He loves cricket, as well as poetry and songs - especially calypso. When he is dropped from the cricket team after missing a vital catch, Riccardo wanders the island, taking refuge in his poems. He meets Count Crayfish, and together they think of a way in which Riccardo can still help the cricket team...
By John Agard, Bob Cattrel and Pam Smy (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781845073763 | 1 edition (Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, July 30, 2006), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Although he loves the game, Riccardo is an awful cricket player, handing a victory to the opposing team with a slip of his fingers, but his love of calypso music may be able to help his team win the championship after all.

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A whimsical collection of poetry, written specifically for babies, celebrates the joys of bath time, meal time, play time, and even potty time!
By John Agard and Jenny Bent (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781845070847 | Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, January 30, 2005, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A whimsical collection of poetry, written specifically for babies, celebrates the joys of bath time, meal time, play time, and even potty time!

A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean.
By John Agard (editor) and Grace Nichols (editor)

Hardcover:

9780756779917 | Diane Pub Co, May 2, 2004, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean.

School and Library:

9780763618612, titled "Under the Moon & over the Sea: A Collection of Caribbean Poems" | Candlewick Pr, November 1, 2002, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: A collection of poems about the wind, the sea, the people, and the animals of the Caribbean.

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Providing insights into the world of numbers, sometimes humorous, sometimes thoughtful, this collection of poetry should be of interest to those fascinated by numbers.

Paperback:

9780750242882 | New edition (Gardners Books, October 16, 2003), cover price $8.90 | About this edition: Providing insights into the world of numbers, sometimes humorous, sometimes thoughtful, this collection of poetry should be of interest to those fascinated by numbers.

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Product Description: This anthology, featuring poems from five contemporary poets, aims to make the reader giggle!

Paperback:

9780330340489 | Pan Books Ltd, February 1, 2003, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: This anthology, featuring poems from five contemporary poets, aims to make the reader giggle!

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Product Description: Take a sane and cuckoo look at planet earth in this joyful, thoughtful word romp with the poly-lingual Professor Peekaboo.

Paperback:

9780099413264 | Transworld Pub, January 1, 2002, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Take a sane and cuckoo look at planet earth in this joyful, thoughtful word romp with the poly-lingual Professor Peekaboo.

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Product Description: Anansi, the trickster god and Spiderhero of West African folktales, is the spinning voice at the hub of the ""Come Down Nansi"" sequence of poems. By including ""Limbo Dancer in Dark Glasses"" (1983) and ""Man to Pan"" (1982), this new cycle forms an orchestrated trilogy, where John Agard explores three powerful Caribbean metaphors of transformation: the steeldrum, the limbo dancer, and Anansi-each spinning and weaving its own special kind of web...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9781852244804 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, April 1, 2001, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Anansi, the trickster god and Spiderhero of West African folktales, is the spinning voice at the hub of the ""Come Down Nansi"" sequence of poems.

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Product Description: A picture-book version of a Brer Rabbit story, with rhyming text. Brer Rabbit tricks the boastful pair, Rhino and Hippo, into a tug-of-war contest, which ends in a dead heat. The contestants take it all in good humour when they discover how they've been fooled.

Hardcover:

9780764150777, titled "Brer Rabbit, the Great Tug-O-War" | Barrons Juveniles, March 1, 1998, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A clever but weak rabbit tricks two strong braggarts, a rhino and a hippo, into a tug-of-war against each other instead of against him

Paperback:

9780099718116 | Red Fox, September 1, 2000, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: A picture-book version of a Brer Rabbit story, with rhyming text.
9780764105135, titled "Brer Rabbit, the Great Tug-O-War" | Barrons Juveniles, March 1, 1998, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: A clever but weak rabbit tricks two strong braggarts, a rhino and a hippo, into a tug-of-war against each other instead of against him

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This is a humorous and facetious look at the human condition through poetry written as though by animals.
By John Agard and Satoshi Kitamura (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780370323336 | Bodley Head, February 1, 1999, cover price $19.95

Paperback:

9780099688518 | Transworld Pub, May 1, 1998, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: This is a humorous and facetious look at the human condition through poetry written as though by animals.

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Product Description: Agard gives us a Devil's eye view of the world, sweeping from Genesis across time. A sometimes poignant, bawdy, witty, and sophisticated shape-shifter, even sex-switcher, Agard's Devil engages with the mythical world, metaphysics, theology, politics and the arts - and takes us to Wimbledon Center Court and Lords cricket ground as well...read more

Paperback:

9781852244064 | Bloodaxe Books Ltd, November 1, 1997, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Agard gives us a Devil's eye view of the world, sweeping from Genesis across time.

Caribbean renditions of nursery rhymes apply the lilting, musical beats of the region to familiar favorites and are accompanied by colorful scratchboard illustrations that highlight such images as Mother Goose playing the marimba.
By John Agard, Cynthia Jabar (illustrator) and Grace Nichols

School and Library:

9781564021564 | Candlewick Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A collection of rhymes, both original and traditional, that evoke the rhythms and language of the Caribbean

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Thirteen Caribbean poets share their memories, stories, and images of the islands, in a poetry anthology illustrated with robust collages and highlighted by brief essays describing each poet's roots.

Hardcover:

9781564023391 | Candlewick Pr, October 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Thirteen Caribbean poets recount childhood experiences in poetry and prose

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Product Description: A collection of romantic poetry by the West Indian poet John Agard, whose previous works include Mangoes and Bullets, and the 1982 recipient of the Casa de las Americas Prize, Man to Pan.

Paperback:

9781852422011 | Serpents Tail, July 1, 1991, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of romantic poetry by the West Indian poet John Agard, whose previous works include Mangoes and Bullets, and the 1982 recipient of the Casa de las Americas Prize, Man to Pan.

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Product Description: Poetry from a Britain based poet, performer, and story teller originally from Guyana.

Paperback:

9781852421243, titled "Mangoes and Bullets: Selected and New Poems 1972-84" | Reprint edition (Serpents Tail, July 1, 1991), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Poetry from a Britain based poet, performer, and story teller originally from Guyana.
9780745300283 | Longwood Pr Ltd, August 1, 1985, cover price $6.75 | About this edition: Book by Agard, John

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A collection of poetry speaks to teenagers about love, politics, injustice, growing up, families, and fun, by such authors as Maya Angelou, W.B. Yeats, Dory Previn, Gwendolyn Brooks, Bob Marley, and several new voices

Hardcover:

9780805012378 | Henry Holt & Co, May 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A collection of poetry for teenagers that includes selections from such authors as Maya Angelou, W.

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