Poems to Fall in Love With

Poems to Fall in Love With

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In Poems to Fall in Love With Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems about love.

This gorgeously illustrated collection celebrates love in all its guises, from silent admiration through passion to tearful resignation. These poems speak of the universal experiences of the heart and are brought to life with Chris's exquisite, intricate artwork.

This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses sit alongside the modern to create the ultimate collection. Includes poems from Neil Gaiman, Nikita Gill, Carol Ann Duffy, E. E. Cummings, Shakespeare, Leonard Cohen, Derek Walcott, Hollie McNish, Kate Tempest, John Betjeman and Roger McGough and many more.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 153 x 197 x 22mm | 330g
  • MACMILLAN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1529023238
  • 9781529023237
  • 10,074

Table of contents

Poem - 1: Locks - Neil Gaiman
Poem - 2: Postcards from The Hedgehog - A. F. Harrold
Poem - 3: Love and Friendship - Emily Bronte
Poem - 4: La Belle Dame Sans Merci - John Keats
Poem - 5: The Beautiful Librarians - Sean O'Brien
Poem - 6: Sisters of Mercy - Leonard Cohen
Poem - 7: Wormwood - Margot Armbruster
Poem - 8: You: An Achilles Apple - Sappho
Poem - 9: It's No Use/Mother Dear - Sappho
Poem - 10: She Walks in Beauty - George Gordon, Lord Byron
Poem - 11: If I profane with my unworthiest hand from 'Romeo and Juliet' - William Shakespeare
Poem - 12: The Indian Serenade - P B Shelley
Poem - 13: A Small Dragon - Brain Patten
Poem - 14: A Lost Language - Nikita Gill
Poem - 15: Valentine - Wendy Cope
Poem - 16: From Idem the Same, A Valentine to Sherwood Anderson - Gertrude Stein
Poem - 17: i carry your heart with me - e e cummings
Poem - 18: From Hamlet - William Shakespeare
Poem - 19: A Red, Red Rose - Robert Burns
Poem - 20: The Licorice Fields at Pontefract - John Betjeman
Poem - 21: Mad Girl's Love Song - Sylvia Plath
Poem - 22: Firework - Kate Tempest
Poem - 23: Wild nights - Wild nights! - Emily Dickinson
Poem - 24: Into My Arms - Nick Cave
Poem - 25: I Don't Love You As if You Were a Rose - Pablo Neruda
Poem - 26: Words, Wide Night - Carol Ann Duffy
Poem - 27: Like a Flame - Grace Nichols
Poem - 28: Like Otters - Hollie McNish
Poem - 29: happiness - Roger McGough
Poem - 30: The Bargain - Sir Philip Sydney
Poem - 31: Corinthians . . . but the greatest of these is love - St Paul
Poem - 32: Sonnet 116 - William Shakespeare
Poem - 33: The Owl and the Pussycat - Edward Lear
Poem - 34: How Do I Love Thee? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Poem - 35: The Good Morrow - John Donne
Poem - 36: If You Are an Ancient Egyptian Hero - Hera Lindsay Bird
Poem - 37: The parent anniversary - Lucy Thynne
Poem - 38: Dark Sonnet - Neil Gaiman
Poem - 39: The Song of the Wandering Aengus - W B Yeats
Poem - 40: Love After Love - Derek Walcott
Poem - 41: My Life Closed Twice - Emily Dickinson
Poem - 42: Solitary Observation Brought Back from a Sojourn in Hell - Louise Bogan
Poem - 43: Goodbye - Carol-Anne Marsh
Poem - 44: Me and My Dog - Phoebe Bridgers
Poem - 45: Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part - Michael Drayton
Poem - 46: O Rose Thou Art Sick - William Blake
Poem - 47: Remember - Christina Rossetti
Poem - 48: I Can't Remember What We Talked About - Chris Riddell
Poem - 49: The Taste of a Biscuit - A. F. Harrold
Poem - 50: Funeral Blues - W H Auden
Poem - 51: Tomorrow when you will not wake - Jan Dean
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About Chris Riddell

Chris Riddell OBE, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer. He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse won the Costa Children's Book Award in 2013. His previous work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia, and, with Paul Stewart, Muddle Earth and the Scavenger series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.
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