Ted Hughes

Author

About Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes (1930-1998) was born in Yorkshire. His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in 1957 by Faber & Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and children. He received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid and Birthday Letters. He was Poet Laureate from 1984, and in 1998 he was appointed to the Order of Merit.

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International Children's Book Day
A classic story to celebrate International Children's Book Day, How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes from Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Poetry Day
Get kids into poetry and other types of written verse! Try reading Nessie the Mannerless Monster. By Ted Hughes, published by Faber & Faber.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
How the Whale Became is a wonderful book for your children. Published by Faber & Faber.
1 year ago
World Storytelling Day
Nessie the Mannerless Monster by Ted Hughes from Faber & Faber is brilliant!
1 year ago
World Book Day
Why not find a classic book to read on #WorldBookDay? How the Whale Became is a brilliant book by Ted Hughes, published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books.
1 year ago
World Animal Day
What's your favourite animal? How the Whale Became and Other Tales of the Early World is full of them! By Ted Hughes, published by Faber & Faber
2 years ago
International Literacy Day
Reading is so much fun, why not read How the Whale Became and Other Tales of the Early World. Written by Ted Hughes, published by Faber & Faber.
2 years ago
A wonderful book
How the Whale Became and Other Tales of the Early World is a wonderful book for your children.
2 years ago