The wonderfully talented writer Michael Alexander has kindly agreed to share with you one of his poems from the anthology.
Click here: My Pet Dragon
The illustration for the poem is by Sue Hardy-Dawson, you can read an interview with Sue here: http://theresnosmokewithoutdragons.wordpress.com/about/sue-hardy-dawson-gets-a-grilling/
Teachers’ Notes for My Pet Dragon can be downloaded here: My Pet Dragon teachers’ notes
We hope you enjoy Michael Alexander’s poem with your class and if you want to read more of Michael’s writing then check out his website:
Please send us any examples of children’s writing or artwork inspired by Michael’s poem My Pet Dragon.
A big thank you to Michael for sharing his poem and to Sue for her lovely illustrations. Please remember to read Celia Warren’s poem Lost: One Dragon too!