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    DescriptionThis beautifully illustrated anthology will introduce children to some of the best-loved poems in the English language. The selection includes gems drawn from five centuries of poetry, from Shakespeare and his contemporaries to poets writing today. With almost one hundred poems to choose from, including such favourites as 'The Lady of Shalott', 'Kubla Khan', and 'The Night Mail', and with contributions from Shelley, Blake, Walt Whitman, Lewis Carroll, Philip Larkin, and Roger McGough among many others, this is truly a collection to treasure for a lifetime.


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    Title
    The Oxford Treasury of Classic Poems
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Michael Harrison, Edited by Christopher Stuart-Clark
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 189 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 472 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192732484
    ISBN 10: 019273248X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y4.0
    BIC subject category V2: YQE
    BIC E4L: NF7+, POE
    BIC subject category V2: YDP
    DC22: 821.008
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHJ
    B&T General Subject: 216
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T Book Type: JN
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 55
    B&T Approval Code: X01801000
    BISAC V2.8: JUV045000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JNF042000
    BIC children’s book marketing category: C1H79
    DC22: 821.008/09282
    BIC subject category V2: 4KHJ
    LC classification: PR1175.3 .O97 2012
    Thema V1.0: YDP
    Edition statement
    Reissue
    Illustrations note
    black and white
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    28 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Michael Harrison was born and educated in Oxford. After living in Queensland, Australia, Hartlepool and London, he has now returned to live, teach, and write in Oxford. Michael once commented, 'Poetry should be like wholemeal bread and honey: immediate pleasure but with some roughage working its way through the system.' Christopher Stuart-Clark has worked extensively with Michael Harrison on anthologies of poetry for Oxford Children's Books. He lives in Oxfordshire.
    Review quote
    an excellent selection of great poems ... read one a day The Sunday Telegraph a celebration of the very best in children's poetry The Guardian Oxford poetry anthologies are the best The Sunday Times