The Oxford Book of Story Poems

The Oxford Book of Story Poems

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Dragons, castles and knights; mermaids, witches and magicians; ships on the high seas, and journeys into mystery. This book of narrative poems for children includes short poems and funny poems, famous poems and new poems, and is full of beautiful illustrations. This successful poetry book is now in paperback. This book is intended for interest age: more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 180 x 250 x 12mm | 460g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • illustrated in colour and black and white
  • 019276103X
  • 9780192761033

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"An excellent source of verses both well-known and unfamiliar.... A marvelous resource."--Library Lane"Oxford poetry anthologies are the best, and those by Michael Harrison and Chris Stuart-Clark best of all."--The Sunday Times (London)"This satisfying collection of modern and classic poems serves well for private pleasure, read-alouds, and recitation."--Yellow Brick Roadshow more

About Michael Harrison

Michael Harrison is a teacher, anthologist, and author who lives in England. Other books for Oxford include Splinters: A Book of Very Short Poems and, as co-editor, The Oxford Treasry of Children's Poems. Christopher Stuart-Clark is a principal of a school in Hong Kong. He has collaborated with Michael Harrison on other poetry anthologies, including Peace and War and The Oxford Book of Christmas more

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