Born and raised in Tottenham, North London and today living in Bromley, South London with his wife, Aaron James works as a poet and spoken word artist.
The Dog Ate My Homework is his first children’s poetry book.
And why are there 7 blank pages at the back of the book.
Were these for more poems which didn’t materialise?
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Content Header .feed_item_answer_user.js-wf-loaded . A snake ate all my homework, Ma’am, I swear to you, it’s true. It ate his high-top sneakers and the socks right off his feet.It gobbled up Pete’s football pants, his soccer shirt and shorts, His baseball bat and catcher’s mitt (I guess the snake likes sports). My dad slipped-slided, gave a yelp, and wrapped up in a towel, but not before the snake escaped, so Dad joined in the prowl. We have to catch that snake before it swallows any more.” Suddenly, I thought of how I’d get my homework back.The Dog Ate My Homework by Aaron James is a collection of short poems that will capture your imagination.Filled with fun stories that make you think, laugh and tell your friends. Or when you tried to convince your teacher you actually done your homework?First of all though let's take a look at the description for the book...There is nothing better than sitting down with my little ones and reading with them.Perfect for a child starting school or for a child who goes to school and who has experienced some of the events that the poems talk about.A lovely little collection of poems that is perfect for sharing with your children!But no, I slunk over to my desk, cheered only by the fact that we can all slide into a new week with a bit of verse from the Habitual Rhymer herself.So please bag your rattlers and give a sibilant salute to the author of today’s hiss-erific poem “A Snake Ate My Homework” — (Can’t see the video? I chased it to my brother’s room; it headed straight for Pete.