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Children's Poetry


"Midsummer Night's Dream" for Kids

For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has been introducing Shakespeare to primary school pupils. Working with her students, many as young as seven, she makes Shakespeare's plays come wonderfully alive ..

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"Romeo and Juliet" for Kids

For more than 20 years, Lois Burdett has been introducing Shakespeare to primary school pupils. Working with her students, many as young as seven, she makes Shakespeare's plays come wonderfully alive ..

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

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 t..

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Action Rhymes Musical Songbook

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Animal Rhymes

Join in the fun with this collection of lift-the-flap animal rhymes from the bestselling creator of preschool classic, Dear Zoo. Featuring much-loved classic rhymes 'Little Miss Muffet' and 'Mary..

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Be The Change: Poems to help you save the world

From National Poetry Day Ambassadors Liz Brownlee, Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens comes an incredible anthology of poetry identifying ways we can Be the Change. These positive and upbeat poem..

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Can I Touch Your Hair?

How can Irene and Charles work together on their fifth grade poetry project? They don't know each other . . . and they're not sure they want to. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is ..

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Can I Touch Your Hair?: A conversation

A powerful story told through linked poems which raise questions of race and identity in an honest and tangible way for younger readers. How can Irene and Charles work together on their cla..

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Cat Morgan

I once was a Pirate what sailed the 'igh seas- But now I've retired as a com-mission-aire: And that's how you find me a-takin' my ease And keepin' the door in a Bloomsbury Square. Join Cat ..

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Child's Garden of Verse

So you may see, if you will look Through the windows of this book, Another child, far, far away, And in another garden play. First published to mark the collection's centenary year of 1985, A Child's ..

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Children's Treasury of Lullabies

Lullaby and good night-sweet songs bring sweet dreams. From "Golden Slumbers" and "Rock-a-bye, Baby" to "All the Pretty Horses," "Dance to Your Daddy," and "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," these loving..

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Children's Treasury Of Milligan + CD

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Children's Treasury of Mother Goose

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Children's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes

"Hey, Diddle Diddle" and "Diddle Diddle Dumpling." "Old King Cole" and "The Queen of Hearts." "Little Boy Blue" and "Little Bo Peep." These lilting, singsong verses enchant toddlers, build language sk..

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Classic Collection of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

Rediscover the timeless nursery rhymes of Mother Goose in this beautiful padded oversized board book format, packed with beautiful, full-color illustrations! Let the wonder begin! Tumble with Jac..

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Classic Nursery Rhymes

Featuring gorgeous artwork from Enid Blyton's illustrator Dorothy M. Wheeler this book of classic nursery rhymes is the perfect gift. Original artwork from 1916 illustrates nursery favourites includin..

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Classic Poetry : Walker Illustrated Classic

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Classic Rhymes for Kiwi Kids

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Collected Poems for Children: Macmillan Classics Edition

A beautiful paperback edition of Charles Causley's Collected Poems for Children with a foreword by Roger McGough and illustrated with line art by John Lawrence. This Macmillan Classics edition is trul..

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Complete Fairy Tales : Oxford World's Classics

'Oh grandmama, what great big teeth you have!' Charles Perrault's versions gave classic status to the humble fairy tale, and it is in his telling that the stories of Little Red Riding-Hood, Sleeping B..

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Crossover, The

'With a bolt of lightning on my kicks...The court is Sizzling. My sweat is Drizzling. Stop all that quivering. Cuz tonight I'm delivering' 12-year-old Josh and his twin Jordan have basketball in their..

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Driftwood Dragons and other seaside poems: and other seaside poems

Driftwood Dragons is a collection of thirty-four lyrical seaside poems for children. Inspired by the coastline and accompanied by whimsical illustrations, these poems are celebrations of the coastal e..

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Emily Dickinson

Let your children discover the works of poet Emily Dickinson in Emily Dickinson. As the premier title in the Poetry for Kids series, Emily Dickinson introduces children to the works of poet Emily Dick..

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First Book of Animals, A

A dazzling collection of poems by Nicola Davies, featuring over fifty different kinds of animals - beautifully illustrated by Petr Horacek. Nicola Davies, the award-winning author of A First Book..

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First Rhymes

There's lots of fun to be had with this collection of first rhymes from the bestselling creator of preschool classic, Dear Zoo - with flaps to lift on every page. Featuring much-loved classic nur..

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Fish Dream of Trees

Axel Scheffler's delightful artwork brings to life these playful and easily accessible poems by Frantz Wittkamp, wonderfully adapted from German to English by national treasure Roger McGough. There ar..

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Fruits

Winner of the Smarties Prize Bronze Award. How much fruit do you think one small girl can manage to eat in one day? In the case of the narrator of this counting poem, the answer is a lot! Count f..

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Gobbledegook Book, The

Joy Cowley's favourite stories, poems and nonsense rhymes collected in a hardback gift volume for the family to treasure. Flue-flam and Gobbledegook collects Joy Cowley's favourites in a beautifu..

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Groovy Fish & Other Poems

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Hunting of the Snark, The

They sought it with thimbles, they sought it with care; They pursued it with forks and hope; They threatened its life with a railway-share; They charmed it with smiles and soap. First publi..

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Hurricane in my Head, A

With surprising honesty and words that resonate long after reading, A Hurricane in My Head tackles the themes of friendship, bullying, technology and the life of a modern teenager. These poems say the..

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I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree - A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year: National Trust

I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree, named after the first line of Judith Nicholls' poem 'Windsong', is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems - one for every day of the year, including le..

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I'm Glad the Sky is Painted Blue

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

"Smart and sweet, wild and wicked, brilliantly funny - it's everything a book for kids should be" BJ Novak, actor and bestselling author of The Book With No Pictures Forget what you think you k..

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

"Highly recommended. I think it will make children wriggle with delight" Stephen Fry If I ever find myself holding a gecko . . . I'll lecko. Forget what you think you know about poetry - t..

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Iron Wolf: Collected Animal Poems Vol 1

The Iron Wolf, the Iron Wolf Stands on the world with jagged fur. The rusty Moon rolls through the sky. The iron river cannot stir. The iron wind leaks out a cry Animals of air, land a..

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Jennyanydots:  Old Gumbie Cat

I have a Gumbie Cat in mind, her name is Jennyanydots. Her coat is of the tabby kind, with tiger stripes and leopard spots. All day she sits upon the stair or on the steps or on the mat: She sit..

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Ladybird Favourite Nursery Rhymes

Ladybird Favourite Nursery Rhymes is a beautiful treasury that every young child should have on his or her bookshelf. It contains over 100 rhymes, each one beautifully illustrated. A gorgeous complete..

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Ladybird: Classic Nursery Rhymes Collection

Ladybird Favourite Nursery Rhymes is a beautiful treasury of songs that every young child should own. It contains over 100 rhymes, each one beautifully sung. A gorgeous complete collection, this is id..

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Letterbox Cat & Other Poems

Well-known poet and author Paula Green combines with the talents of Myles Lawford to create a unique poetry book for children...

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Lullaby Rhymes Musical Songbook

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Midnight Feasts: Tasty Poems

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Moon Spun Round: W. B. Yeats for Children

Bringing the spirit and beauty of Yeats's writing to a whole new young audience! This sumptuously illustrated book complements the carefully selected works of W.B. Yeats, which include poem..

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My Very First Mother Goose

To a small child, words are magical. And the most magical of all are the beloved, venerable words of Mother Goose. Now folklorist Iona Opie has gathered more than sixty treasured rhymes in their most ..

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New and Collected Poems for Children

'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 ..

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Old Toffer's Book of Consequential Dogs

I've rounded up a rowdy assembly Of my own Consequential Dogs As counterparts to Eliot's mogs. Mine are a rough and ready bunch: You wouldn't take them out to lunch . . . But if they strike ..

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Packing a Bag for Mars

James Norcliffe's exemplary poems and Jenny Cooper's witty illustrations reveal what most teachers and nearly all pupils secretly know - that poetry can be fun to read and fun to write. For the most p..

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Peter Rabbit: Nursery Rhyme Time

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Poems to Live Your Life By

This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to l..

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Poetree

The snow has melted, the buttercups are blooming, and Sylvia celebrates winter's end by writing a poem. She ties her poem to a birch tree, hoping that it doesn't count as littering if it makes the wor..

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Puff the Magic Dragon (w/- CD)

Welcome to Honalee, an enchanted land of imagination, acceptance and love. In this special place, you can share the playful adventures of Jackie Paper and his childhood friend, Puff, the Magic Dragon...

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