Chicken on the Roof
Poems by Matt Goodfellow, illustrations by Hannah Asen
Matt Goodfellow has created a wonderful variety of poems, using a huge range of styles. His wordplay is precise and fascinating. The themes in ‘Chicken on the Roof‘ are various; we run through loss, delight, exuberance, nonsense and sadness. This is a confident, capable collection. We recommend ‘Chicken on the Roof‘ to families and schools, for readers from 7 or 8 years of age, and older.