Spine poems

This was a fantastic idea I saw on Helena Pielichaty’s blog: make poems from the titles on book spines. The Stuff ‘n’ Things Club gave it a go at lunchtime. Here’s some of their work.


Troy by Adele Geras
Divided City by Theresa Breslin
Blade by Chris Powling
Smoke by Alison Prince
Blood Red Horse by K M Grant


What is Art? by Rosemary Davidson
Pop Art by Tilman Osterwold
Drawing Cartoons by John Byrne
Aftrican Art by Nathaniel Harris
Egyptian Art by Elizabeth Longley
The Mackintosh Style by Elizabeth Wilhide
Painters of Scotland by Vivienne Coulter


The Witch’s Boy by Michael Gruber
The Dark Machine (Dark Man series) by Peter Lancett
Then by Morris Gleitzman
Deep Water by Debbie Gliori


The War Orphan by Rachel Anderson
Outcast by Michelle Paver
Falling into Glory by Robert Westall
Shouting it Out edited by Tom Pow
I’m Not Scared by Niccolo Ammaniti
The Redundancy of Courage by Timothy Mo
Sing Me a Death Song by Jay Bennett
Serenity – Those Left Behind by Joss Whedon
Consider the Lilies by Iain Crichton Smith
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Talking in Whispers by James Watson


The Edge of the World by John Gordon
Deathwatch by Nicola Morgan
Vampire Park by Willis Hall
Of Dooms and Death by Dennis Hamley
Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer
Wasted by Nicola Morgan
The Vampire Hunt by Willis Hall

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