The Usborne Book of Poetry For Children by

The Usborne Book of Poetry For Children

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Age 5+ A beautiful collection of poetry to lose yourself in and to treasure for life. The wonder of the words is superbly complemented by some stunning illustrations.


The Usborne Book of Poetry For Children by

Featuring a selection of work from various poets including Shakespeare, Byron, Ted Hughes and Wendy Cope, alongside poetry by Sam Taplin. This book includes poems which cover different themes and moods, and are chosen to show children how inspiring, powerful and magical poems can be. It is illustrated by Kristina Swarner.

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128 pages
Interest Age: 5+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

28th September 2007




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