Otter-Barry Books to publish official National Poetry Day anthology

Independent publisher Otter-Barry Books will this autumn publish Poetry For a Change, the official children’s anthology for National Poetry Day on 4th October.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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