The Book of Upside Down Thinking


Beautifully presented and designed, this hardback collection of wise and witty rhymes that challenge our view of the world makes a thought-provoking, heart warming gift or self-purchase and is sure to appeal to everyone.

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‘I love the book…these short poems pack a punch…and lure you back for a second look…and a new thought, and a wry smile.’Bel Mooney’A clever, quirky and intriguing squint at human nature’Val HennessyBeautifully presented and designed, this magical collection of wise and witty rhymes is a heart-warming gift and perfect stocking-filler for Christmas.The Book Of Upside Down Thinking, by the famed Liverpool poet Brian Patten, is a magical collection of fun and thought-provoking verse written in Morocco and inspired by traditional folk-tales and stories from the Near and Middle East. This beautifully designed collection features colourful hand-drawn tile illustrations alongside Brian’s original poems, which show the world from a different, and unexpected, perspective.Brian is set to put smiles on faces once more in The Book Of Upside Down Thinking, published fifty years after the anniversary of the publication in 1967 of ‘The Mersey Sound’, the ground-breaking poetry collection co-written with fellow-Liverpudlians, Roger McGough and the late Adrian Henri.

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Weight 222 g
Dimensions 15 × 15 × 1.4 cm










821.914 (edition:23)


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