Swings and Shadows A Childhood in Poetry by Anne Harvey


Swings and Shadows A Childhood in Poetry by Anne Harvey

Anne Harvey traces the patterns of the early years through such varied themes as toys, night-time, theatre and school. The book reflects many moods and emotions so that every reader will find something to their taste and discover the new and excitingly familiar as well as the classic half-remembered favourite. This outstanding collection includes work by renowned poets such as William Blake, Charles Causley, Percy Shelley, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman, Roger McGough and William Wordsworth, that will delight everyone from nine to ninety.

About the Author

Anne Harvey is a broadcaster and poetry and literary anthologist. She lives in Ealing and has two children and two grand children.

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208 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

2nd August 2001



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