Coventry & Warwickshire Children’s Peace Poems 2020 Paperback including shipping in UK
This is the second book of children’s poems that Coventry Lord Mayor’s Committee for Peace and Reconciliation has published. This year, working with Coventry Cathedral and Coventry and Warwickshire Standing Advisory Councils on Religious Education (SACRE), we invited children aged 16 or younger who live or attend school in Coventry or Warwickshire to submit a poem on the theme of peace and/or human rights.
Our judges Craig Muir, Emilie Lauren Jones, Kathryn Fleming and Manjit Kaur said “there was a great selection of poems and it is good to know that the future of poetry in our area is in good hands!”
It was very difficult to choose the best poem but finally they picked “What is Peace?” by Salem Merhawi aged 8 and “Knife Crime” by Maille O'Toole aged 11.
Their poems and all the others submitted to the competition are included in this book.
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