A Dinosaur at the Bus Stop

Kate Wakeling and Eilidh Muldoon talk to Nikki Gamble about writing and illustrating poetry and introduce their collection A Dinosaur at the Bus Stop.

Kate reads poems covering the themes of humour, empathy, movement, music, and poems with curriculum connections. And answers audience questions.

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03:16 Welcome and introduction

06:44 Kate talks about writing poetry for younger children

08:35 Humour

18:18 Empathy and Children’s Interests

32:28 Curriculum Connections

35:40 Kate answers audience questions

37:40 Eilidh Muldoon talks about illustrating the poems

48:03 Poems with movement

53:00 More audience questions

1:00:52 Poetry and Music

Kate won the CLiPPA award for her debut children’s poetry collection. Moon Juice which is included in our Take One Book resource.