Seomra Ranga does not maintain any of the web sites provided as links so it assumes no responsibility for their contents, nor does any link constitute an endorsement of any other site, its sponsor or its contents. These links are just suggestions of websites that teachers may wish to visit to compliment their classroom teaching. Ultimately, it is the responsibility of each individual teacher or school to determine whether the links provided are suitable for children to visit.

Poetry Links

Children’s Authors

  • Lemony Snicket – author of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” series
  • J. K. Rowling – author of “Harry Potter” books
  • Eoin Colfer – author of “Artemis Fowl” books
  • Jacqueline Wilson – author of “Bad Girls”, “Double Act” and “Tracey Beaker”
  • Anne Fine – author of “Madame Doubtfire”, “Flour Babies” and “Goggle Eyes”
  • Philip Pullman – author of “Northern Lights”, “The Subtle Knife” and “The Amber Spyglass”
  • Roald Dahl – author of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, “Matilda” and “The BFG”.
  • Don Conroy – author of “Wild Wings”, “The Owl Who Couldn’t Give a Hoot” and “The Celestial Child”
  • Gerard Whelan – author of “The Guns of Easter”, “A Winter of Spies” and “Dream Invader”
  • Marita Conlon-McKenna – author of “Under the Hawthorn Tree”, “Wildflower Girl” and “Fields of Home”.
  • Morgan Llywelyn – author of “Strongbow”, “Brian Boru” and “Star Dancer”
  • Gregory Maguire – author of “Seven Spiders Spinning”, “Six Haunted Hairdos” and “The Good Liar”
  • Siobhán Parkinson – author of “Amelia”, “Sisters – No Way” and “The Moon King”, also now appointed the Children’s Laureate in Ireland
  • Brianóg Brady Dawson – author of “Granny’s Teeth”, “Danny makes a Mess” and “Danny’s Smelly Toothbrush”
  • Liz Weir – author of “Boom Chicka Boom” and “Here, There and Everywhere”
  • Anthony Horowitz – author of “Stormbreaker” “Point Blank” and “Skeleton Key”. (Alex Rider series)
  • Darren Shan – author of “Cirque Du Freak”, “The Vampire’s Assistant” and “Tunnels of Blood”

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