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What is children's poetry for?: towards a new, but child-specific, 'Apologie for Poetrie' [Sir Philip Sidney, 1595]

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The Philippa Pearce Memorial Lecture celebrating excellence in writing for children.PHILIPPA PEARCE died over two years ago, but respect and affection for her writing is as strong as ever. In her memory, a series of five lectures is now underway, each intended to celebrate excellence in writing for children and emphasize its continuing importance.

More information can be found at: www.pearcelecture.com Tickets are free, but you will need to book a place on the lecture website. Seats are limited, so early registration is advised. Sponsors: Sally Christie, Constance & Lewis Counts, Homerton College, Oxford University Press, Puffin Books, Walker Books Illustration from Minnow on the Say © 1955 Ardizzone Estate

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