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Welcome to our website!

We think our website is a great resource for children interested in writing poetry or who want to see poems by other children. This site (and our book) was nurtured out of Ian’s love for poetry and teaching, and Mike’s love for design and children’s illustration. This dynamic combination, we hope, gives us a great opportunity to provide a children’s learning resource which is both fun and entertaining. An example of our, and the children’s work can be seen on the ‘Your Poems’ and ‘Our Poems’ pages, and more about the ‘Poems, Beans and Chips!’ book can be found on ‘The Book’ page.

New books print run has arrived!

We are pleased to say that following unprecedented demand leading us to sell out of Poems, Beans and Chips! a new print run has now arrived and is available for sale on Amazon.

We have also been pleased to receive lots of poetry submissions from children we will soon be short-listing the next two poems to illustrate and publish on the site. Thank you!


...our new web page for Moore Than Words – the publishers that bring you Poems, Beans and Chips! – with exciting news of three new ebooks for children aged 7 - 13 – and their teachers. Included is an ebook called 'Poems for SEAL, PSHCE and Assemblies', available NOW on Amazon.


Teacher Lesson Plans

Ian has written a few lesson plans that teachers may find helpful. Check on the Teachers Resource page.

Recent submissions

Emily Ross, aged 6, has written a lovely Christmas Poem called Christmastime which Mike has illustrated and is displayed here.

Other newly-submitted poems are The Fly by Beatrice Day and Brave Soldiers by Caitlyn Wright. Also a bullying poem called Invisible by Roisin Muirhead, and My Kenning Poem by Daisy Keeling. Take a moment to read what these talented young writers have sent through!

Subscribe to get updates!

You may be missing out on news about our poetry book 'Poems, Beans & Chips!', or missing out on fun competitions that could win you a copy of our book and an illustrated poetry certificate of your poem all your own! Why not subscribe (let your parents know first, please!) and if you change your mind in future you can also unsubsribe.

Submit your poetry

If you think you could write a good poem, why not submit it to us, we always look forward to receiving poems from our young audience and some, illustrated by Mike, are displayed on the ‘Your Poems’ page. Yours could be too! Go to our ‘Your Poems’ page to find out more.

Looking to write childrens poetry?

Why not look on our ‘Poetry Tips’ page for some fun advice on writing children’s poetry. This is a useful resource for children and also for teachers!

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