Over 70 of the most famous poems of all time are gathered with lush watercolor illustrations.

Product Code: 8319
ISBN: 9781905236565
Format: Hard cover
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Published Date: 10/06/2006
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Price: $19.99

Inspire a lifelong love of language with this outstanding poetry collection. Luminous watercolor paintings illustrate the 70 famous poems, which are arranged by life stages and cover a wide range of common human experiences.

From Shakespeare to Stevenson and Milton to Moore, iconic English-language poetry comes alive in this breathtaking gift book that they'll never outgrow. Features an introduction from UK Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy.

Winner of the NAPPA Gold Award

Moonbeam Awards Silver Medal Winner

For all ages

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The Paint Box - E.V. Rieu
Spell of Creation - Kathleen Raine
The Beautiful - W.H. Davies
Morning Song - Sylvia Plath
New Child - George Mackay Brown
The Twins - Henry S. Leigh
maggie and milly and molly and may - E.E. Cummings
Bed in Summer - Robert Louis Stevenson
The Land of Counterpane - Robert Louis Stevenson
A Boy’s Song - James Hogg
A Spell for Sleeping - Alastair Reid
Annabel Lee Edgar - Allan Poe
Dorothy Dances - Louis Untermeyer
The Stolen Child – W.B. Yeats
The Wild Trees – Laurie Lee
Tartary – Walter de la Mare
The Answers - Robert Clairmont
The Jabberwocky – Lewis Carroll
The Wild Swans at Coole – W.B. Yeats
The Tale of Custard the Dragon – Ogden Nash
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat – Edward Lear
Something told the wild geese – Rachel Field
The Fish – Marianne Moore
The Flower-Fed Buffaloes – Vachel Lindsay
Oliphaunt – J.R.R. Tolkien
Pegasus – Eleanor Farjeon
The Birds – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The Donkey – G.K. Chesterton
Lobster Quadrille – Lewis Carroll
Lone Dog – Irene McCleod
The Panther – Rainer Maria Rilke
Amulet – Ted Hughes
The Tyger – William Blake
Windy Nights – Robert Louis Stevenson
Moonlit Apples – John Drinkwater
Daffodils – William Wordsworth
Song of Myself – Walt Whitman
Fern Hill – Dylan Thomas
Until I Saw the Sea – Lilian Moore
The Night Mail – W.H. Auden
Cargoes – John Masefield
Recuerdo – Edna St. Vincent Millay
She Walks in Beauty – George Gordon, Lord Byron
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven – W.B. Yeats
How Do I Love Thee – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Sonnet 18 – William Shakespeare
A Birthday – Chirtina Rossetti
This Is Just To Say – William Carlos Williams
The War Song of Dinas Vawr – Thomas Love Peacock
Break of Day in the Trenches – Isaac Rosenberg
The General – Siegfried Sassoon
Death, Be Not Proud – John Donne
On His Blindness – John Milton
High Flight- John Gillespie Magee Jr.
So We’ll Go No More A-Rowing – George Gordon, Lord Byron
Jenny Kissed Me – Leigh Hunt
Pad Pad – Stevie Smith
Burnt Offering – Amy Lowell
Meditation XVII – John Donne
Song – W.H. Auden
Music – Ralph Waldo Emerson
My Heart Leaps Up – William Wordsworth
The Man with the Blue Guitar – Wallace Stevens
The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost
The Garden – Andrew Marvell
If- Rudyard Kipling
The Highwayman – Alfred Noyes
All the World’s a Stage – William Shakespeare
The Poet’s Song – Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Indices and Sources

Front endpaper: A Book – Emily Dickinson
Back endpaper: Dreams – Langston Hughes
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