Silver by Walter de la Mare
  

Silver

Written by Walter de la Mare
Illustrated by Carolina Rabei
Part of the Four Seasons of Walter de la Mare Series

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2017 | “Slowly, silently now the moon/ Walks the night/ in her silver shoon;” Walter de la mare’s much loved-poem is beautifully brought to life in gentle illustrations that portray the moon as a cat and playfully reveal the creatures and the children that get caught up in the amazing moonshine. ~ Julia Eccleshare

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Silver by Walter de la Mare

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Synopsis

Silver by Walter de la Mare

Slowly, silently, now the moon Walks the night in her silver shoon; This way, and that, she peers, and sees Silver fruit upon silver trees;

One spring evening, the fairies gather in the woods. Two sleepy children join in the parade to a wonderful, dream-like fairy party. Illustrated by bright new talent, Carolina Rabei, this Walter de la Mare poem is brought to life with shimmery, ethereal illustrations, making it the perfect book for bedtime. One of four seasonal Walter de la Mare picture books that form a set, each with complementing colour palates and illustrations by rising young star Carolina.

Suitable for bedtime, this title features a poem that is brought to life with shimmery, ethereal illustrations.

About the Author

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. In 1890, aged sixteen, he began work in the statistics department of the London office of Anglo-American Oil. In 1907 he published his first collection of poems under the pseudonym Walter Ramal, but he soon established a wide popular reputation in his own name as a leading poet of the Georgian period with volumes like The Listeners (1912), Motley (1918) and The Veil (1921). He also wrote poetry and short stories for younger readers; Peacock Pie (1913), a collection of poems for children, is now considered a twentieth-century classic.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Walter de la Mare
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Publisher

Faber & Faber

Publication date

6th April 2017

ISBN

9780571314706

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