Poetry for children

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! - An Animal Poem for Every Day of the Year

Britta Teckentrup, Fiona Waters

This lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems - one for every day of the year - ranges from unforgettable classics to contemporary works from around the world, including poetry in translation.

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This is Home: Essential Australian Poems for Children

This is Home: Essential Australian Poems for Children

Jackie French, Tania McCartney

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Poems to Live Your Life By

Poems to Live Your Life By

Chris Riddell

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.

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101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy: A Laureate's Choice

101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy: A Laureate’s Choice

Carol Ann Duffy, Emily Gravett

101 Poems for Children: A Laureate's Choice is a stunning collection of classic and modern verse chosen by the 2009-2019 Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Full of gorgeous black and white artwork from the multi-award-winning...

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I'm Just No Good At Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups

I’m Just No Good At Rhyming: And Other Nonsense for Mischievous Kids and Immature Grown-Ups

Chris Harris, Lane Smith

...it's everything a book for kids should be. (BJ Novak, actor and bestselling author of The Book With No Pictures)

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A Boat of Stars

A Boat of Stars

Connolly, Prior

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Poems to Fall in Love With

Poems to Fall in Love With

Chris Riddell

A gorgeous, heart-warming anthology of poems about love and romance selected and illustrated by Chris Riddell.

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The ABC Book of Australian Poetry: A treasury of poems for young people

The ABC Book of Australian Poetry: A treasury of poems for young people

Hathorn, Cassandra Allen

n this beautiful collection of poems for children, award-winning author and poet Libby Hathorn has brought together favourites such as those by A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson, Dorothea Mackellar and C.J. Dennis, as well as more...

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A First Book of the Sea

A First Book of the Sea

Nicola Davies, Emily Sutton

In this remarkable collection of more than fifty original poems, author and zoologist Nicola Davies highlights some of the many wonders of the aquatic world. --

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A First Book of Nature

A First Book of Nature

Nicola Davies, Mark Hearld

An exquisite book that evokes a child's first experience of nature.

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Where the Sidewalk Ends

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Shel Silverstein

A collection of poems and drawings that feature a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale, a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and...

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New and Collected Poems for Children

New and Collected Poems for Children

Carol Ann Duffy

'In the world of British poetry, Carol Ann Duffy is a superstar.' (Guardian) This stellar edition of her poems brings together work from her four award-winning collections for children, and sprinkles in a generous helping of new...

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The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear

Edward Lear

Edward Lear was the greatest nonsensicalist of all time. This complete edition of Lear's nonsense verse - including the limericks, longer verses, alphabets and his own illustrations - is lovingly restored and beautifully...

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A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child’s Garden of Verses

Robert Louis Stevenson, Michael Foreman, Alexander McCall Smith

First published in 1885, this timeless classic is illustrated by Michael Foreman and published in a beautiful, gift format with a new foreword by Alexander McCall Smith

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Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson

Poetry for Kids: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson, Susan Snively, Christine Davenier

Poetry for Kids introduces a young audience to the poetry of Emily Dickinson, with helpful explanatory text and fabulous illustrations.

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Silly Verse for Kids

Silly Verse for Kids

Spike Milligan

Featuring illustrations, this collection includes the famous On the Ning Nang Nong.

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T. S. Eliot, Axel Scheffler, Miranda Richardson

Some are sane, some are mad and some are good and some are bad.Meet magical Mr Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. Throughout the 1930s he composed the now famous poems about Macavity, Old Deuteronomy,...

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