My First Oxford Book of Poems

My First Oxford Book of Poems

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From seeing shapes in clouds to the colourful peacock, and from the silly old baboon to the sounds of the sea and the rhythm of the banjo dance, here is a wonderfully varied collection of first poems drawn together by best-selling anthologist, John Foster. Children will love the mix of poems covering familiar surroundings and those that are more exotic or nonsensical which capture their imagination. A huge range of favourite poets is included, such as Edward Lear, Ogden Nash, Ted Hughes, Charles Causley, James Berry, Eleanor Farjeon, and Spike Milligan. Beautifully illustrated in colour throughout by a number of different artists, this book is a very useful resource and an ideal more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 188 x 254 x 10mm | 281.23g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • in full colour
  • 0192763393
  • 9780192763396
  • 419,702

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A charming collection of both traditional and modern poetry chosen by John Foster. Highly illustrated with original artwork. The Guardian This fine anthology will appeal to a young audience... Foster's title should find a wide audience. School Library Journalshow more

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 more

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