John Agard

Laughter is an Egg
  • Laughter is an Egg

  • Laughter is an egg

    with a crick-crack face

    that can hide in the heart

    of the human race.

    Tummy tickling, rib-cracking and even wee-yourself laughs can all be found in the pages of this eggstraordinary collection of poems, riddles, jokes and ballads from the wonderful John Agard.

John Agard was born and lived in Guyana until 1977 when he moved to Britain. He lived in London and worked for the Commonwealth institute for several years, giving talks, readings and workshops. John is an acclaimed writer and performer of poetry for both adults and children. He lives in Sussex with the poet, Grace Nichols.

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