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There she was on the news,Miss Goody Two-Shoes,Caught on CCTV.

Don't look so shocked!Of course you know who -Who else but Goldilocks?

Here are 30 amazing poems which are rooted in the world of fairy tale and legend. Wickedly witty, deliciously subversive and utterly modern, the poems are also affectionate and big-hearted tributes to the original tales and characters that ins
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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published June 26th 2012 by Frances Lincoln Children's Bks (first published October 6th 2011)
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Keshia Smith
Sep 02, 2015 Keshia Smith rated it it was amazing
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Goldilocks on CCTV is a fantastically funny book of poems. John Agard cleverly twists classic well known fairy tale characters and their individual stories into modern day poems supported by the brilliant and highly creative illustrations of Satoshi Kitamura. This set of poems features Goldilocks, Cinderella, Rapunzel, The Ugly Sisters and Little Red Riding Hood to name but a few. However, these poems ingeniously add a modern twist for example, Puss in Boots is changed to Puss-in-Trainers, a poe ...more
Claire Rozint
Sep 28, 2014 Claire Rozint rated it really liked it
This is a book full of fairy tail poems that have twists on their original stories. I found it interesting. I read the poem or the part about Goldilocks and it showed that she was on the news and was wanted because she was criminal for breaking and entering the bears house. The illustrations in this book were all in black and white and looked like they were hand drawn and that they were more towards the graphic novel artwork.
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May 21, 2013 William rated it really liked it
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Kids rhymes but pretty sickly funny. At points touching.
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John Agard was born in Guyana and emigrated to Britain in 1977. He has worked as an actor and a performer with a jazz group and spent several years as a lecturer for the Commonwealth Institute, travelling all over Britain giving talks, performances and workshops. He has visited literally thousands of schools and enjoys the live contact and the joy of children responding although it can be hard wor ...more
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