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Poems should be announced by the competitor naming the title and author. Timing of own choice poems starts after this announcement. The verse should normally be spoken from memory. Winners' trophies will be held for one year.
'Who's There?' by Max Fatchen (Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Verses page 112) OR 'Cats' by Eleanor Farjeon (Hutchinson Treasury page 117)
'Where Do Teachers Go'? by John Coldwell (Hutchinson Treasury page 99) OR 'Yellow' by Olive Dove (Hutchinson Treasury page 126)
'Ten Things To Do With Old Lottery Tickets' by Roger Staples (Hutchinson Treasury page 250) OR 'The Shell' by Stanley Cook (Hutchinson Treasury page 220)
'The Troll' by Jack Prelutsky (Hutchinson Treasury page 191) OR 'Waking Up' by Eleanor Farjeon (Hutchinson Treasury page 222)
'Horrible Things' by Roy Fuller (Hutchinson Treasury page 170) OR 'I Asked the Little Boy Who Cannot See'. Author anonymous ( Hutchinson Treasury page 223).
'Boy With Kite' by Phoebe Hesketh. (A Year Full of Poems page 41) OR 'Leisure' by William Henry Davies. (Best Loved Poems page 159)