Poetry for children

A Year of Nature Poems

A Year of Nature Poems

Joseph Coelho, Kelly Louise Judd

A beautifully illustrated portrait of one complete year in nature, with a double page spread dedicated to each month from January through to December.

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100 Ways to Fly

100 Ways to Fly

Michelle Taylor

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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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The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost, Vivian Mineker

For all of life's adventures comes this beautifully illustrated companion inspired by Robert Frost's perennial poem The Road Not Taken.

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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

Margaret Connolly, Natalie Jane 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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What Is Poetry?: The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

What Is Poetry?: The Essential Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Michael Rosen, Jill Calder

A detailed and very personal guide to reading and writing poetry by one of the country's leading children's poets.

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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

Libby 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 Animals

A First Book of Animals

Nicola Davies, Petr Horacek

A dazzling collection of poems by Nicola Davies, featuring over fifty different kinds of animals - beautifully illustrated by Petr Horacek.

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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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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

T. S. Eliot, Axel Scheffler

Cats! 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. But you'll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity's not there.

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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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A Light in the Attic

A Light in the Attic

Shel Silverstein

There's a light on in the attic. I can see it from outside, And I know you're on the inside ...lookin' out. Step inside the mind of Shel Silverstein and you'll discover a magic homework machine, a Polar Bear in the fridge and a...

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The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objectse

The Death of the Hat: A Brief History of Poetry in 50 Objectse

Janeczko Paul B., Raschka Chris

The celebrated duo behind A Poke in the I reunites for a look at poems through history inspired by objects--earthly and celestial--reflecting the time in which each poet lived. Full color.x 9 13/16.

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Far Out Brussell Sprout

Far Out Brussell Sprout

June Factor

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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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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

Forget what you think you know about poetry - this is something totally different. Chris Harris's I'm Just No Good At Rhyming combines wit, wordplay and nonsense with visual and verbal tricks to make you look at the world in a new...

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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

Michael Foreman, Robert Louis Stevenson, 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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