Scottish schools are back now - time to get the children working on some new poems?
Old Possum's Children's Poetry Competiton 2010: Roger McGough is to chair the judging panel for a worldwide poetry competition for 7-11 year olds. The Competition is organised by the Children's Poetry Bookshelf, a poetry book club for young people run by the Poetry Book Society. To link with National Poetry Day on Thursday 7 October, children will be asked to write a poem in English on the theme of 'Home'. The competiton opens on 10th September.