The Kingfishers Book of Childrens Poetry

The Kingfishers Book of Childrens Poetry

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Popular poet Michael Rosen offers children a rich taste of the world's poetry in this broad-ranging collection which includes classic work by Virgil, Chaucer, Donne, Milton and Coleridge, as well as contemporary verse by poets including Roger McGough and John Hegley. With sections of ballads, limericks and nonsense verse, this exhilarating collection is bursting with wit and joy, making it a wonderful addition to any bookshelf.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 197 x 21mm | 273g
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0753417081
  • 9780753417089
  • 1,578,132

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"A splendid gift for any age" - Guardian ", spirited, often highly original" - TES"
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About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a poet, author, compiler, performer, educator and broadcaster. Michael was recently appointed The Children's Laureate for 2007-2009. He regularly visits schools throughout the country, performing and working with children. He has written many books, including the best-selling picture book We're going on a Bear Hunt (Walker). He lives in North London.
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