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Classic Poetry: An Illustrated Collection
by Michael Rosen (more about Michael Rosen) 264/142 illustrated by Paul Howard
Poetry for ages 9 to 14 published by Walker Books Ltd
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
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Other books by Michael Rosen include Hairy Tales and Nursery Crimes, Little Rabbit Foo Foo, Mind Your Own Business, Quick, Let's Get Out of Here, Romeo and Juliet, Rover, Snore!, We're Going on a Bear Hunt.
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A collection of over 80 poems written in an English language, representing 40 poets of British, American or Australian origin. Each poet's contribution is accompanied by a brief biographical sketch, outlining some of the main qualities of his or her writing.
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Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian
Michael Rosen celebrates some of the best-known poems from Shakespeare to the present. It is not just the thoughtful choice that makes this anthology so successful. Rosen has written brief but meaty biographies of each poet, giving historical and politica
Martha Silano, Amazon.co.uk
Children's poetry collections come in many shapes and sizes. So how do you choose a volume your children will not only read now, but might even treasure as adults? First, consider the staying power of the poems. When in doubt, time-tested favourites are y
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