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Jo Shapcott

Join acclaimed poet, Jo Shapcott, in her Welsh retreat as she talks about the pleasures of science and music that inform her work - and the importance of getting up early to write!
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Jean Sprackland's tour

There are so many good poems in the Children's Archive, it's hard to know where to start! I'd like to share with you...

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