Charley Poon’s Pomes
by Robin Hawdon
Charley Poon’s Pomes is the result of being unable to find good funny poems to read aloud to his grandchildren – other than the ninety year old A.A. Milne classics – British playwright Robin Hawdon decided to write some himself.
The result is this newly published collection of thirty ‘hilarious and touching’ pomes (sic), beautifully illustrated by Wendy Hoile, which have received rave reviews from blog sites such as Wendy Hill, Emily Williams and Book Room.
The poems recount the exploits of young Charley Poon – every parent’s nightmare – and his eccentric menagerie of nursery animals.
They cover everything from youthful games and exploits, to the problems of growing up, to the ups and downs of school and family life, and the joys of seaside holidays.
For all parents and grandparents who want something new and entertaining with which to occupy those tricky lights-out bedtime moments.