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First UK children�s event for Belgian poet and author Carl Norac

Belgian poet and author Carl Norac will be in London on Wednesday 15 November to perform alongside one of the Michael Rosen. Quentin Blake will chair the event, which is part of The Children�s Bookshow: Poetry Matters. Carl Norac, whose most recent work for children published in the UK includes �My Daddy is a Giant� and �Mummy is Magic� (Macmillan) has never before performed at a children�s event in the UK.

To accompany the Bookshow, Barn Owl Books will publish a comprehensive and exciting new guide to children�s poetry. Universal Verse: Poetry for Children brings together over 200 lively reviews reflecting the best work of individual poets and anthology collections currently available in print within the UK. The book is edited by Deborah Hallford and Edgardo Zaghini who produced the highly acclaimed Outside In: Children's Books in Translation (Milet) which accompanied the Bookshow tour of children's writers from abroad in 2005.

Universal Verse: Poetry for Children
Deborah Hallford, Edgardo Zaghini (Eds) Foreword by Michael Rosen Barn Owl Books

Event Details:

The Children's Bookshow: Poetry Matters
Carl Norac and Michael Rosen chaired by Quentin Blake Wednesday 15 November 18:30 L'Institut Fran�ais, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
0207 073 1350

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