My First Oxford Book of Animal Poems 2005

My First Oxford Book of Animal Poems 2005

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This book contains over ninety animal poems for children, beautifully illustrated in colour by seven different artists. All sorts of animals feature, from pets to insects, farm animals to sea creatures and beasts in the jungle. Children will love the variety and humour in this anthology - in the poems as well as the illustrations. John Foster is a skilled anthologiser and he has put together a wonderful selection of poems by Walter de la Mare, John Keats, Spike Milligan, Hilaire Belloc, Dick King-Smith, Wendy Cope, Tony Mitton, and Ogden Nash, as well as many others. A must for every bookshelf, whether at home or at school.show more

Product details

  • 3-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 182.88 x 248.92 x 10.16mm | 317.51g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • colour illus
  • 0192763261
  • 9780192763266
  • 1,181,497

About John Foster

John Foster is one of the nation's best-loved and highly regarded children's poets. He has published over one hundred poetry anthologies, as well as several collections of his own poems.show more

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Praise from the UK: "This is a poetry collection with something for every child. The collection is made lively by the great variety of voices and by the distinctive styles of the illustrators."--New Orleans Timesshow more

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