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About Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy lives in Manchester, where she is Professor and Creative Director of the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread, Forward and T. S. Eliot Prizes, and the Lannan and E. M. Forster Prize in America. She was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 2009. In 2011 The Bees won the Costa Poetry Award, and in 2012 she won the PEN Pinter Prize. She was made a DBE in the 2015 New Year Honours list.

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Moon Zoo by Carol Ann Duffy from Macmillan Children's Books - Take off with this amazing book!

Today

World Snake Day

Disssscover The Skipping-Rope Snake for a sssssuper read! By Carol Ann Duffy from Macmillan Children's Books

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International Rock Day

The Good Child's Guide to Rock 'n' Roll by Carol Ann Duffy from Faber & Faber is a rocking read!

3 days ago

Malala Day

A great read for all The Skipping-Rope Snake by Carol Ann Duffy from Macmillan Children's Books

4 days ago

Malala Day

A great read for all New and Collected Poems for Children by Carol Ann Duffy from Faber & Faber

4 days ago

Kitten Day

Mrs Scrooge by Carol Ann Duffy from Macmillan Digital Audio is a great cat read!

6 days ago

Bees' Needs Week

Mrs Scrooge by Carol Ann Duffy from Picador - a book to explore!

7 days ago

Workaholics Day

A book to enjoy! New and Collected Poems for Children by Carol Ann Duffy from Faber & Faber

11 days ago

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