The ghost in the garden Cracks twigs as she treads Shuffles the leaves But isn’t there. The ghost in the garden Snaps back the brambles So they spring against my legs But isn’t there. Draws spiders’ webs across my face Breathes mist on my cheek Whispers with bird-breath down my ear But isn’t there. Tosses raindrops down from branches.
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Snow essays Ah snow. It's a magnificent element. What other element has as many sports that rely on it? It is an element that not everyone in the world gets to enjoy. But for those of us that do, we should make the most out of it. The cause of snow is simple. Cold weather and precipitation. H.
Hi, I'm Sarah, and I've been teaching for over a decade. I graduated in 2006 with a degree in Primary Education, but have taught in both Primary, Secondary.
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Berlie Doherty's young adult novel Dear Nobody was first published in 1991 and won the Carnegie Medal in the following year. It has since been made into a radio play, a television screen-play, and a theatre script, and has been translated into sixteen languages.
Berlie Doherty certainly doesn't write down to children. But the appeal of a tale like this is going to be very limited. I read it in advance of my Junior Book Group all reading a Doherty book. While I might say that the language is beautiful, the writing evocative, it's also a little bit (and I hate to say it) dull.