A Poem for Every Winter Day

A Poem for Every Winter Day

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Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Winter Day, you will find verse that will transport you to sparkling winter scenes, taking you from Christmas, to New Years Eve and the joys of Valentines Day.

The poems are selected from Allie Esiri's bestselling poetry anthologies A Poem for Every Day of the Year and A Poem for Every Night of the Year. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, this book dazzles with an array of familiar favourites and remarkable new discoveries. These seasonal poems - together with introductory paragraphs - have a link to the date on which they appear.

Includes poems by Mary Oliver, Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Hardy, E. E. Cummings and Robert Burns who sit alongside Benjamin Zephaniah, Wendy Cope, Roger McGough and Jackie Kay. This soul-enhancing book will keep you company for every day of winter.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 136 x 216 x 26mm | 338g
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1529045258
  • 9781529045253
  • 1,883

Review quote

From December 1 to February 29, this annotated anthology presents apt daily poems that tell stories, conjure moments, explore thoughts and sing out, for families to share. Poets range from Christina Rossetti to Jackie Kay, Thomas Hardy to Joseph Coelho ... In a shivery season, they offer shivers of delight * The Times and Syndicates * A Poem for Every Winter Day (Macmillan, GBP14.99) is the latest in Allie Esiri's highly digestible anthology series. With entries ranging from Shakespeare and Charlotte Bronte to A A Milne, there is something for readers of any age * Telegraph * A sparkling, seasonal choice perfect for sharing * Daily Mail, Scottish Daily Mail and Mail Online *
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About Allie Esiri

Allie Esiri, who read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University, is an accomplished curator and host of live poetry events at The National Theatre, The Bridge Theatre, and at Hay, Oxford, Bath and Cheltenham literary festivals. Her anthology A Poem for Every Day of the Year was in the best books of the year list in The Times and the Observer and the audiobook is read by Helena Bonham Carter and Simon Russell Beale. Her previous anthology, A Poem for Every Night of the Year was a best book of the year in The Times and the New Statesman and won the IBW 2017 book award.
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Rating details

145 ratings
3.88 out of 5 stars
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4 42% (61)
3 25% (36)
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