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The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems

Written by Jackie Morris

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Age 7+ Whether you’re 5 or 105 this is a real dream of a book; a collection of poems that reflect every facet of life with a thoughtful blend of humour and playfulness, poignancy and nostalgia. It’s a collection to be treasured and dipped into at any time and the dream-like illustrations complement the words quite beautifully. In a word – the ‘rolls-royce’ of poetry books.

Bel Mooney, the well-known author and columnist is equally enthused: ‘This is a wonderful collection. The hypnotic rhythms of the poems combine with the glorious colours of the illustrations to transport you beyond any passing fashion to a world where everything is possible. That’s what ‘classic’ means. That’s why we will always need books like this.’

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The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems Synopsis

An anthology of classic poems from the English literary tradition, this illustrated work traces our journey through life with a blend of humour and playfulness, poignancy and nostalgia. It contains the works of some of the finest poets in the English language.

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ISBN: 9781905236558
Publication date: 01/09/2006
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781905236558
Publication date: 1st September 2006
Author: Jackie Morris
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 128 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers

About Jackie Morris

Jackie Morris lives in Wales, where she writes and paints. She has two children, a small pack of dogs and a small pride of cats. She exhibits her paintings in galleries nationwide. Her internationally bestselling picture books for Frances Lincoln are Ted Hughes’ How the Whale Became; Mariana and the Merchild; The Snow Leopard; Can You See a Little Bear?; The Snow Whale; Lord of the Forest;  as well as those she has both written and illustrated, The Seal Children; The Time of the Lion; Little One We Knew You’d Come; Tell Me a Dragon; The ...

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