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9 edition of The DIARY OF A CHURCHMOUSE found in the catalog.

The DIARY OF A CHURCHMOUSE

by Oakley

  • 386 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Mice,
  • Children"s 4-8,
  • Children: Kindergarten

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7728177M
    ISBN 100689313349
    ISBN 109780689313349
    OCLC/WorldCa15372613

    Diary of a Church Mouse Here among long-discarded cassocks, Damp stools, and half-split open hassocks, Here where the vicar never looks I nibble through old service books. Lean and alone I spend my days Behind this Church of England baize. I share my dark forgotten room With two oil-lamps and half a broom. The cleaner never bothers me. ‘Diary of a Church Mouse‘. A fine example of Betjeman’s Chaucerian style, ‘Diary of a Church Mouse’ () is another piece of gentle mockery of a certain class of person – here, fair-weather Christians who use the church when it suits them but are nowhere to be seen for most of the year.

    Diary Of A Church Mouse poem by John Betjeman. Here among longdiscarded cassocksDamp stools and halfsplit open hassocksHere where the vicar never looks. Page/5. He also, through the Low Church mouse, manages a dig at the division of the Anglican church. 2nd essay: John Betjeman's “Diary of a Church Mouse” is a satire of religion told through the eyes of a rodent who is more than meets the eye. The poem use rhyming couplets .

      "Diary of a Church Mouse" by John Betjeman. Here among long-discarded cassocks, Damp stools, and half-split open hassocks, Here where the vicar never looks. I nibble through old service books. Lean and alone I spend my days. Behind this Church of England baize. I share my dark forgotten room. With two oil-lamps and half a broom. The cleaner.   In the 'Diary of a Church Mouse', Betjeman highlights the hypocrisy of certain types of people and their desire to be seen as high-class and virtuous while selfish and inconsiderate. This poem takes the form of a narrative and is seen in the eyes of a church mouse.


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The Diary of a Church Mouse Hardcover – Ma by Graham Oakley (Author)5/5(10). This is actually the 9 th book in the series and it gives us an inside look thru a diary at all the usual suspects in Sampson and his mouse friends. Cute, fuzzy and twitching whiskers, are had by all/5.

The Diary of a Church Mouse Hardcover – January 1, by Graham Oakley (Author)5/5(10). The Diary of a Churchmouse Graham Oakley, Author, Oakley, Author Atheneum Books $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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Lean and alone I spend my days Behind this Church of England baize. I share my dark forgotten room With two oil-lamps and half a broom. The cleaner never bothers me.

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Poet Laureate from until his death inSir John Betjeman's wryly comic verse achieved a level of popularity unusual for contemporary poetry. What to make with all of that yummy yarn. Here are some of our favorite patterns to inspire you.

Churchmouse Patterns Free Patterns Other Designers Books. The diary of a church mouse. [Graham Oakley] -- A church mouse named Humphrey decides to keep a diary. His entries describe the adventures of the church mice. Diary of a Church Mouse. Here among long-discarded cassocks, Damp stools, and half-split open hassocks, Here where the vicar never looks I nibble through old service books.

Lean and alone I spend my days Behind this Church of England baize. I share my dark forgotten room With two oil-lamps and half a broom. The cleaner never bothers me,5/5(1). Structure of Diary of a Church Mouse.

‘ Diary of a Church Mouse’ by John Betjeman is a sixty-two line poem that’s contained within one stanza of text. The lines follow a simple rhyme scheme, conforming to the pattern of AABBCC, and so on, changing end sounds as the poet saw fit.

A hilarious book in Graham Oakley's marvellous Church Mouse series: Humphrey, formerly the mouse at the local school, has decided to keep a diary and sticks to it for an entire year.5/5(9). The Church Mouse by Graham Oakley is the first in a long running series of children's picture books.

While this particular book in the series has not won any awards, The Church Mice Adrift was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year, and /5.

Diary of a Church Mouse. Here among long-discarded cassocks, Damp stools, and half-split open hassocks, Here where the vicar never looks. I nibble through old service books. Lean and alone I spend my days. Behind this Church of England baize.

I share my dark forgotten room. With two oil-lamps and half a broom. The cleaner never bothers me. Prompted by the expression "poor as a church mouse" there being scant pickings in church - except at Harvest Festival.

Later Betjeman regretted having written it. Poetry analysis: Diary of a Church Mouse, by John Betjeman John Betjeman’s “Diary of a Church Mouse” is a satire of religion told through the eyes of a rodent who’s more than meets the eye.

The poem consists of rhyming couplets that showcase Betjeman’s distinctive comic style. The ninth in the Church Mice series, this book takes us through a year in Humphrey's diary in which Samson, the cat, Arthur and the other Church Mice all have their Free shipping over $ Skip to content5/5(1).

The ninth in the Church Mice series, this book takes us through a year in Humphrey's diary in which Samson, the cat, Arthur and the other Church Mice all have their place. It is told with a wealth of comic detail for which this series is : $ All about The Diary of a Church Mouse by Graham Oakley.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1). Oakley is best known for the Church Mice series of picture books ( to ), next for the Foxbury Force series ( to ).

He also won a Boston Globe–Horn Book Award Special Citation in for the picture book Graham Oakley's Magical Changes. [2]Born: 27 August (age 90), Shrewsbury, England.In the first book in the series, The Church Mouse, readers are introduced to Arthur the church mouse, who lives in the Wortlethorpe church with his friend, Sampson the cat.

Sampson, it is revealed, has sworn never to harm a mouse, having listened to many sermons on brotherly love and meekness while living in the church and taken their message to heart.

[2].The ninth in the Church Mice series, this book takes us through a year in Humphrey's diary in which Samson, the cat, Arthur and the other Church Mice all have their place.

It is told with a wealth of comic detail for which this series is famous. In VGC.