Author: Neil Adams. The poem is found in the anthology ‘100 Best Poems for Children’ edited by Roger McGough Publisher: Puffin Books (Oxford University Press) Illustrator: Sheila Moxley Description: In reciting this poem we are going to delve into the idea of the hero. We start off by referring to real life heroes and read about the Danish national team’s captain quick response when his teammate Christian Eriksen collapsed during a match. We follow with a recitation of the poem, paying particular attention to the poem’s rhythm. The after-reading activity focuses on comprehension skills in a true or false exercise. Skills: Listening; comprehension