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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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100 Best Poems for Children - Chosen by Children

A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made t..

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B on Your Thumb: 60 Poems to Boost Reading and Spelling

The B on Your Thumb is a book of 50 hilariously illustrated rhymes and delightful ditties to boost early reading - each poem teaches a specific sound, spelling or rule. Using rhythm and wordplay, they..

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Bright Bursts of Colour

'Matt Goodfellow is a fresh voice on the children's poetry scene.' (Pie Corbett) What if cats had flavoured fur or if you swallowed the sun? What if you were a special kind of badger or if you fo..

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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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Cast Away: Poems for Our Time

Acclaimed poet and Young People's Poet Laureate Naomi Shihab Nye shines a spotlight on the things we cast away, from plastic water bottles to those less fortunate, in this collection of more than eigh..

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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 Introduction to Poetry, A (Revised and Updated): Listen While You Learn About the Magic Words That Have Moved Mountains, Won Battles, and Made

Poetry can be fun -- especially when we can read it, hear it, and discover its many delights. A Child's Introduction to Poetry joyously introduces kids (and parents) to the greatest poets in history -..

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Christmas Poems

Christmas Poems is a festive collection of classic and specially created poems which celebrates all the best things about Christmas from the Nativity to Father Christmas, including snow, angels, reind..

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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 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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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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Even My Ears are Smiling

Following the publication of bestselling Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy, Michael Rosen has followed up with a brilliant new book of poems that are funny, thought-provoking and always with M..

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Fire Burn, Cauldron Bubble: Magical Poems Chosen by Paul Cookson

Can you hear the distant dragon's rumble of thunder? And smell the sweet swampy aroma of the ogre? Can you taste the tangy tarantula tarts? And see the girl who's really a wizard? From magic carpets a..

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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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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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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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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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Just Like Me

I am a canvas Being painted on By the words of my family Friends And community From Vanessa Brantley-Newton, the author of Grandma's Purse, comes a collection of poetry filled with engagi..

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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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Lavender's Blue

This is a definitive collection of nursery rhymes, beautifully designed and illustrated by the influential artist, Harold Jones. This facsimile edition has been lovingly produced to recreate the look ..

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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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Lift The Flap Nursery Rhymes

Lift-the-Flap Nursery Rhymes is a chunky board book with colourful, beautifully illustrated artwork and large flaps that reveal lots of fun surprises. Each page features kooky characters in a cl..

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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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Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes

Join Mother Goose and her three little goslings as they enjoy over fifty classic nursery rhymes, traditional lullabies and favourite action songs, beautifully illustrated in full colour throughout by ..

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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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Our Times in Rhymes: A Prosodical Chronicle of Our Damnable Age

A parliament of fools, or a confederacy of dunces? Blethering celebrities and blundering politicians, royal babies and right royal cock-ups, milkshake madness and vegan sausage rolls - and, of course,..

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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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Poem for Every Day of the Year

A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year. These poems are funny, thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, inform..

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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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Poems to Save the World With

In Poems to Save the World With, Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems to galvanize, uplift and inspire you through these interesting times we live in...

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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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Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes

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Red, Cherry Red

A powerful poetry collection full of the drama, musicality and lyricism that Jackie Kay is famed for. Exploring the themes of identity and age, this collection includes poems about the old day..

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Revolting Rhymes

Roald Dahl's irreverent and hilarious collection, Revolting Rhymes. This book is filled with revolting rhymes. (Be warned: It's no ordinary Once upon a time). There's poor Cindy whose heart was torn t..

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Seagull Seagull

A new gift edition of James K Baxter's classic poems for children, illustrated by Kieran Rynhart. The poems in The Tree House are light and easy read-alouds for classrooms or with toddlers-on-..

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She is Fierce: Brave, Bold  and Beautiful Poems by Women

She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women is a powerful collection of 150 poems written by women - from classic, much loved poets to bold modern voices. Collected by poet Ana Sampson, t..

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SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This

It's time to reclaim poetry. Collected by international poetry sensation Nikita Gill, SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This is a joyful celebration of the ground-breaking poets making their voices ..

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

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 translati..

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Treasury of Nursery Rhymes and Poems, A

Explore an enchanting world of 101 nursery rhymes, poems and songs, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon, illustrator of I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree, which won Waterstones Children's Gift of the Y..

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Welcome to My Crazy Life

Packed full of silly, funny, or downright hilarious poems (with some serious ones mixed in), this new collection is perfect for fans of Michael Rosen. 'Joshua Seigal is definitely my new favouri..

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