Poems Aloud with Alex Wharton

Thu, Jun 10, 2021, 10:00 AM UTC

Alex Wharton


From forgotten jellybeans to sparking daydreams, Alex Wharton’s poems are both funny and thoughtful, and aim to spark familiarity and inclusion.

With illustrations from Katy Riddell, the focus on the fun and dreamlike quality of the poems’ engagement with the natural world. These poems use rhyme, rhythm and free verse, and are ideally suited to performance in a school setting, nurturing a love of language, reading, confidence and self-expression.

Alex Wharton is an award-winning writer and performer of poetry. When he’s not running writing workshops and visiting schools he is busy with his family, their two dogs and two horses. Alex also enjoys exploring nature and is training to become a beekeeper.