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  1. Benjamin Zephaniah:
    1. Benjamin was famous for poetry and performances on stage which he called it ‘dub poetry’.

    2. Benjamin wrote the poem for the people to understand ‘Don’t kill your turkeys this Christmas
    they could be your mate ?’.

    3. Benjamin Zephaniah wrote the poems for both adults and children. Because the adults understand what it is saying and the meanings but the children go laughing the heads out like ‘hahahahah’.

    4. Benjamin makes poems that are critical and humorous but tell you serious stuff.

    5. 2 facts about benji:
    * He has a sister called Velda Zephaniah.
    * Benjamin Zephaniah is also a vegetarian and Is still alive.

  2. )Benjamin Zaphaniah was famous for performing poems on stage which he called ‘dub poetry’ and he also wrote poetry too.

    2) Benjamin wrote Talking Turkeys because he wanted everyone to be open to his poems and enjoy them.

    3) His audience was kids and adults because sometimes Benjamin wrote poetry and performed poetry for kids and sometimes Benjamin also wrote poetry and performed poetry for adults.

    4) Benjamin Zaphaniah writes different kinds of poetry for kids and adults.

    5). Benjamin Zaphaniah has a sister named Velda Zaphaniah.
    . Benjamin Zaphaniah is now 61 years old.

  3. 1. Benjamin Zephaniah was extremely famous as he wrote a whole lot of poems and rap which taught people to respect animals , be equal , treat everyone fairly and tolerate each other.

    2 . He wrote the book ‘ Talking Turkeys ‘ as he wanted everyone to stop overeating meat and turkeys . He is against animal cruelty , also he wants everyone to listen .

    3 . His audience was adults and children as he is trying to send a message to stop overeating turkeys , also he is being very humorous and funny too.

    4 . In his poems he makes his text very ironic, also he uses a lot of Jamaican colloquialism .

    5 .
    . Did you know that Benjamin Zephaniah decided to leave school at the age of 13 years old .

  4. 1. Benjamin Zephaniah was famous for his poems and raps.
    2. Benjamin wrote the book Talking turkeys because he wanted children to be nice to turkeys at Christmas.
    3. Benjamin’s audience is mostly everyone as it teaches everyone about ampnimal cruelty and political things.
    4. Benjamin Zaphenia writes about critical and humorous writing (ironic).
    5. 2 facts about Benjamin Zapheniah are:

    1. Benjamin Zaphenia now lives in Chinaand did performances all around the world in 28 days.
    2. Benjamin Zaphenia was originally from Jamaica.

  5. 1)Benjamin Zaphaniah was famous for performing poems on stage which he called ‘dub poetry’ and he also wrote poetry too.

    2) Benjamin wrote Talking Turkeys because he wanted everyone to be open to his poems and enjoy them.

    3) His audience was kids and adults because sometimes Benjamin wrote poetry and performed poetry for kids and sometimes Benjamin also wrote poetry and performed poetry for adults.

    4) Benjamin Zaphaniah writes different kinds of poetry for kids and adults.

    5). Benjamin Zaphaniah has a sister named Velda Zaphaniah.
    . Benjamin Zaphaniah is now 61 years old.

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