WorldCat Identities

McGough, Roger

Overview
Works: 340 works in 969 publications in 3 languages and 14,777 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Pictorial works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Editor, Performer, Author of dialog, Compiler, Lyricist, Other, pre, Adapter, Composer
Classifications: PR6063.A219, 821.914
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The Mersey sound by Adrian Henri( Book )

52 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kingfisher book of funny poems( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 200 poems, limericks, and verses from such authors as Emily Dickinson, Lewis Carroll, and Shel Silverstein, compiled by a British poet and broadcaster
Until I met Dudley : how everyday things really work by Roger McGough( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl used to have fantastic ideas about how things work, but Dudley tells her how it really is, explaining the workings of mechanical objects such as vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, dishwashers, and toasters
Moonthief by Roger McGough( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and French and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby the teddy bear gives the moon to his sweetheart Betty
Wicked poems( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of over 120 poems about wickedness, evil, and mischief by such authors as William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, Shel Silverstein, and Rudyard Kipling
The Kingfisher book of comic verse by Roger McGough( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry in themes - Some people never learn - Faraway places - Fair warnings - Chew on this - Hands, knees and bumps - Meet the folks - Tall stories - Simply seasons - Is anybbbody there? - All creatures great ... - ... and smallish - Square pegs___
Collected poems by Roger McGough( Book )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected Poems brings together forty years of poetry from Roger McGough in one volume for the first time. From the quintessential 1960s poems 'Let Me Die a Youngman's Death' and 'Summer with Monika' to the recent tender poems of fatherhood, this collection shows exactly why Roger McGough is one of our most celebrated poets
Dotty inventions and some real ones too by Roger McGough( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of real items (ball point pen, windshield wiper, parachute, Frisbee, and Velcro) as well as fantastical ones (digital deck chairs, stereo umbrellas, edible scarves)
You tell me : poems by Roger McGough( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Football, first love, teachers and tongue-twisters ..."--Page 4 of cover
An imaginary menagerie by Roger McGough( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of humorous poems featuring an A to Z of animals with a difference. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Sky in the pie by Roger McGough( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of poems both thoughtful and humorous relate a variety of observations and experiences
The way things are by Roger McGough( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ring of words : an anthology of poetry for children by Roger McGough( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger McGough's The Ring of Words is a perfect introduction to the pleasures of poetry. The poems are, in one way or another, about growing up - placing ourselves in the world around us and discovering the imaginative world in our own heads
Defying gravity by Roger McGough( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this evocative and personal collection of poems Roger McGough comes to terms with painful memories as well as confronting fears that are universal. Here he remembers his father in 'Squaring Up' and 'Alphabet Soup'; observes the eccentricities of contemporary life in 'The City of London Tour'; gives insights into human feeling with the surreal 'Your Favourite Hat' and the moving elegy 'Defying Gravity'; and muses on writing itself with 'Word Trap' and 'The Darling Buds of Maybe'. There are even witty poems dedicated to the chemical elements. Blending the everyday and the magical, his verses sparkle with verbal dexterity, irreverent humour, irony and heartfelt compassion
100 best poems for children by Roger McGough( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"100 best poems for children is a unique treasure trove. From the hundreds of poems originally chosen by children themselves, Roger McGough has selected an irresistible top one hundred no child should be without. Arranged alphabetically, this ... collection offers a fantastic voyage of discovery. Here you'll find Dr. Seuss rubbing shoulders with Shakespeare, Roald Dahl sharing a page with Walte de la Mare and Christina Rossetti sitting next to Michael Rosen. With a wealth of contemporary and classic verse ..."--Back cover
Selected poems, 1967-1987 by Roger McGough( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melting into the foreground by Roger McGough( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry please( Book )

3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's best-loved poems over the decades since its inception. The BBC has looked back through its rich archive of recordings to produce a poll of the most asked for and most broadcast pieces ever: it is those poems that this anthology brings together here. A showcase, in effect, for the nation's favourite verse, Poetry Please is a treasure trove for our most requested and most listened to poems of all time
Everyday eclipses by Roger McGough( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bad, bad cats by Roger McGough( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of poems some with cat themes. Suggested level: primary
 
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The Kingfisher book of funny poems
Alternative Names
Mac Gough Roger

MacGough Roger

MacGough, Roger 1937-

Mc Gough Roger

Mc Gough, Roger 1937-

McGough, Roger

McGough, Roger A.

Roger McGough britischer Dichter, Dramatiker, Musiker, Komiker und Performancekünstler

Roger McGough Brits auteur

Роджер МакГоф

راجر مک قاف

맥고우, 로저

マクゴフ, ロジャー

Languages
English (218)

Italian (4)

French (4)

Covers
The Kingfisher book of funny poemsUntil I met Dudley : how everyday things really workMoonthiefWicked poemsThe Kingfisher book of comic verseCollected poemsDotty inventions and some real ones tooYou tell me : poems