Search - List of Books by John Agard

John Agard (born 21 June 1949 in British Guyana) is an Afro-Guyanese playwright, poet and children's writer, who moved to the United Kingdom. He worked for the Guyana Sunday Chronicle before he moved to the UK with his partner Grace Nichols in 1977. He moved to New Road in Ironbridge, Shropshire. shortly after. He worked for the Commonwealth Institute, as well as at the BBC in London. He is now living in Lewes, East Sussex. He has won a total of five awards for his works, including the Paul Hamlyn Award for Poetry in 1997 and the Cholmondeley Award in 2004. John was Poet-in-Residence at the National Maritime Museum from August to November 2008. His poetry (Half Caste) has been featured in the AQA English GCSE anthology since 2002 - meaning that many GCSE students (Aged 14 — 16) must study his work for their GCSE English qualification. This, in combination with his live acts, has led to him becoming increasingly popular with UK students.

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Total Books: 92
Playing the Ghost of Maimonides
2016 - Playing the Ghost of Maimonides (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781780373096
ISBN-10: 1780373090
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Book
2015 - Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780763672362
ISBN-10: 076367236X
Genre: Children's Books
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Travel Light Travel Dark
2013 - Travel Light Travel Dark (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852249915
ISBN-10: 1852249919
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Goldilocks on CCTV
2012 - Goldilocks on Cctv (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781847801838
ISBN-10: 1847801838
Genre: Children's Books
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Pumpkin Grumpkin
2011 - Pumpkin Grumpkin (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781406308884
ISBN-10: 1406308889
Genre: Children's Books
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Young Inferno
2010 - Young Inferno (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781847801098
ISBN-10: 1847801099
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Big City Butter-finger
2010 - Big City Butter-finger [Glory Gardens Cricket Club] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845079543
ISBN-10: 184507954X
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Alternative Anthem Selected Poems
2009 - Alternative Anthem Selected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852248239
ISBN-10: 1852248238
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Clever Backbone
2009 - Clever Backbone (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852248222
ISBN-10: 185224822X
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The Young Inferno
2009 - The Young Inferno (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781845077693
ISBN-10: 1845077695
Genre: Children's Books
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Wriggle Piggy Toes
2008 - Wriggle Piggy Toes (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781845074869
ISBN-10: 1845074866
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Edinburgh Review 123 Caribbean Logic
2008 - Edinburgh Review 123 Caribbean Logic (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780955574542
ISBN-10: 0955574544
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A Caribbean Dozen
2007 - A Caribbean Dozen (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781406309522
ISBN-10: 1406309524
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Shine On Butter-Finger
2007 - Shine on Butter-finger (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781845076269
ISBN-10: 1845076265
Genre: Children's Books
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We Brits
2007 - We Brits (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852247331
ISBN-10: 1852247339
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Half-caste and Other Poems
2007 - Half-caste and Other Poems (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340925850
ISBN-10: 034092585X
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Butter-Finger
2006 - Butter-finger (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781845073763
ISBN-10: 1845073762
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Half-caste and Other Poems Level 4
2006 - Half-caste and Other Poems Level 4 [Hodder Reading Project] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780340915660
ISBN-10: 0340915668
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Hello H20
2004 - Hello H20 [Poetry] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340893838
ISBN-10: 0340893834
Genre: Children's Books
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Hello H2O
2004 - Hello H2o [Poetry Powerhouse] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780750242905
ISBN-10: 0750242906
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From Mouth to Mouth
2004 - From Mouth to Mouth (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780744583830
ISBN-10: 0744583837
Genre: Children's Books
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2004 - Monster Easy Order Pack Band 4 Cluster B [Longman Book Project] (Paperback)
2001 - Come Back to Me My Boomerang [Pick up a poem] (Hardcover)Paperback
2000 - Hello New [Poetry & folk tales] (Hardcover)Paperback
1998 - We Animals Would Like a Word with You [Red Fox Poetry Books] (Paperback)Paperback
1997 - Get Back Pimple [Puffin Poetry] (Paperback)Hardcover
1990 - Dig Away Two-hole Tim [Picture Knight] (Paperback)Hardcover
1988 - Lend Me Your Wings [Picture Knight] (Paperback)Hardcover
Letters for Lettie [New Acorn Library] (Hardcover)Paperback
Dotio at Frwshys Dannedd [Project Llyfrau Longman] (Paperback)
Dotio at Y Teleffon [Project Llyfrau Longman] (Paperback)