Brian Patten: Poems

Selected bibliography

Publications with others

  • The Mersey Sound (1967)

Poetry collections for adults

  • Little Johnny's Confession
  • Notes to the Hurrying Man
  • The Irrelevant Song
  • Vanishing Trick
  • Grave Gossip
  • Love Poems
  • Storm Damage
  • Grinning Jack
  • Armada
  • Selected Poems Penguin Books
  • The new Collected Love Poems
  • The projectionist's nightmare
  • Geography lesson

Books for children

  • The Elephant and the Flower
  • Jumping Mouse
  • Emma's Doll
  • Gargling With Jelly
  • Mr Moon's Last Case
  • Jimmy Tag-Along
  • Thawing Frozen Frogs
  • Juggling With Gerbils
  • The Story Giant
  • Impossible Parents, illustrated by Arthur Robins (Walker Books, 1994), .mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"\"""\"""'""'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}OCLC 31708253
  • The Impossible Parents Go Green, illus. Robins (Walker, 2000)
  • The Most Impossible Parents, illus. Robins (Walker, 2010)

As editor

  • The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry
  • The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse

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