Read Me 2: A Poem for Every Day of the Year by Gaby Morgan

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A handsome and welcome new edition of this excellent poetry book, which contains a poem for every day of the year. The range of poems included is simply superb – there are traditional poems and classics alongside poems by contemporary authors such as Carol Ann Duffy, Jackie Kay, Ian Macmillan and Philip Gross. Poems in fact to represent all the different days and the different ways we might feel on them. It’s a collection every child should own, a demonstration of all that poetry can offer – comfort, reflection, surprise, joy – and a means of instilling a love of poetry in them. ~ Andrea Reece


Read Me 2: A Poem for Every Day of the Year by Gaby Morgan

A new cover edition of Read Me 2, containing a poem for every day of the year from the very best classic and modern poets.

From poets including W. H. Auden, William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Carol Ann Duffy, Seamus Heaney, Dylan Thomas, W. B. Yeats, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, Roald Dahl, Charles Causley, Eleanor Farjeon, Philip Larkin and many more. Praise for Read Me 1: 'The poetic calendar chosen by Gaby Morgan is a delight: motley, wide-ranging and unpatronizing' Observer

About the Author

Gaby Morgan

Gaby Morgan is the Editorial Director for Non-fiction, Poetry and Licensing at Macmillan Children's Books. She has compiled many bestselling anthologies, including Read Me and Laugh: A Funny Poem for Every Day of the Year, In My Sky at Twilight: Poems of Eternal Love, Fairy Poems - which was short-listed for the CLPE Award - and A First Poetry Book with Pie Corbett.

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512 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

18th June 2015




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