Mike Garry is a poet based in Manchester. Originally starting off as a librarian he was encouraged to take part in live poetry events and slams by his Library's homework centre. His poetry is regularly heard on TV and radio and he was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Education for his poetry and work with young people.
Phoenix Primary School is based on Birchfield Road, in Kensington, Liverpool. The school strives to provide an enjoyable and excellent education for children aged 3-11. Mike Garry worked with Miss Reed's year 5 class.