Children's Book of Classic Poems & Rhymes: Over 135 Best-loved Verses from the Great Poets on the Themes of Nature, Travel, Childhood, Love, Adventure, Sadness, Happiness, Magic, Mystery and Nonsense

Author(s): NICOLA BAXTER

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This title features over 135 best-loved verses from the great poets on the themes of nature, travel, childhood, love, adventure, sadness, happiness, magic, mystery and nonsense. It presents works by many of the world's most famous writers, such as William Shakespeare, Christina Rossetti, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde and Edgar Allan Poe. It is divided into thematic chapters: animals, weather, the seasons, the sea, boys and girls, songs and ballads, rhymes without reason, and many more. It includes classics such as: "Kubla Khan", "The Owl and the Pussy-Cat", "The North Wind Doth Blow", "Jabberwocky", "Monday's Child" and "Waltzing Matilda". It is a beautifully presented anthology that the whole family can enjoy. This inspirational collection of more than 135 poems is designed to introduce readers of all ages to the wonderful world of verse. It features compositions from some of history's most highly regarded poets, including Alfred, Lord Tennyson, William Blake, John Keats, Emily Bronte, Robert Browning, Walt Whitman and Thomas Hardy. This attractively illustrated volume will encourage children's love of language, giving them access to the seemingly magical way in which poetry and rhyme allow words to describe the indescribable.

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General Fields

  • : 9781843229209
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : Anness Publishing
  • : June 2013
  • : 282mm X 216mm X 23mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : NICOLA BAXTER
  • : Paperback
  • : Cathie Shuttleworth
  • : English
  • : 240
  • : illustrations throughout