A poem of a dream of the woods: new writing and illustrations from wild adventuring

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by Jackie Kay, children from Spinney Primary School and Elena Arevalo Melville.

Poet Jackie Kay joined two classes of children from Spinney Primary School to explore their local woods over 4 days in summer 2015. This collection shares the poems Jackie wrote in response and a small selection from the children’s journals, alongside their drawings of monsters and trees and on-site sketches and work by illustrator Elena Arevalo Melville.