Everybody Got a Gift: New and Selected Poems, published in February 2005, is another collection for children by GN
. As well as authoring poems for children herself, GN
collaborated again with her husband...
Under the Moon and Over the Sea: a Collection of Caribbean Poems for children, 2002 (another collaboration between GN
and John Agard
, with illustrations by Cathie Felstead
), won an award being given for...
migrated from Guyana with her partner John Agard
and her daughter Lesley
to England to live in Lewes, East Sussex, where they still lived in the early twenty-first century.
Sander, Reinhard, and Bernth Lindfors, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 157. Gale Research, 1996.
Here stories and poems by present-day writers (like Grace Nichols
, John Agard
, Alex Haley
, Blackman herself, and Benjamin Zephaniah
) appear along with testimony from some of those who were actually enslaved...
's next volume of poems for children, jointly written and edited with her partner John Agard
, was entitled: No Hickory, No Dickory, No Dock: A Collection of Caribbean Nursery Rhymes.