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Sun Time Snow Time Grace Nichols

A & C Black (Childrens books)
Paperback / softback 96 pages

198 x 129 xmm
15th Aug 2013
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Grace Nichols' first collection of poetry for children, Come on into my Tropical Garden, was published in 1988. Give Yourself a Hug followed in 1994. Sun Time Snow Time combines these two collections in a single-volume edition. The Caribbean rhythms and culture that come through Grace Nichols' writing blend with the experience of moving to Britain to make this a truly multicultural collection from one of our foremost poets.


Grace Nichols is a Guyanese poet. She was born in Georgetown, Guyana, in 1950 and emigrated to the UK in 1977.Her first collection of poetry, I is a Long-Memoried Woman, won the 1983 Commonwealth Poetry Prize. She has written several further books of poetry and a novel for adults, Whole of a Morning Sky, 1986. Her books for children include collections of short stories and poetry anthologies, and she is widely studied.

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