Children's Classic Poetry Collection : 60 Poems by the World's Greatest Writers Paperback
Illustrated by Cathie Shuttleworth
This book introduce children to a lifetime of pleasure in poetry with this intricately illustrated anthology.
It features a wide range of best-loved poems such as "Whether the Weather Be Fine", "The Human Seasons", "Kubla Khan", "Monday's Child" and "Hush Little Baby".
It comes with works by a variety of well-known writers including William Blake, Emily Bronte, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare and Robert Louis Stevenson.
It includes a biographical 'About the Poets' section at the back of the book, and an index of titles and first lines.
It is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves.
Poems are magical. In just a few words, they can take you on a journey to a faraway land, or even into another person's head!
The carefully selected poems in this collection open up an enchanting world of rhythm and language, feeling and fantasy.
Covering themes such as animals and birds, dreams, the weather and the sea, the book includes such popular works as "The Tyger", "The North Wind Doth Blow", and "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?"Illustrated throughout with imaginative pictures, this volume will delight young and old alike.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 96 pages, illustrated
- Publisher: Anness Publishing
- Publication Date: 30/05/2013
- Category: Poetry
- ISBN: 9781843229834