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The Walker Book of Classic Poetry and Poets

Written by Michael Rosen

Part of the Walker Illustrated Classics Series

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Age 9+ This is an invaluable introduction to poets and poetry, with lively biographical sketches and fascinating notes written by Children’s Laureate, Michael Rosen, this is a classic collection to be read from cover to cover and back again or just dipped into from time.

The Walker Book of Classic Poetry and Poets Synopsis

A sumptuously illustrated and acclaimed collection of some of the best-known and best-loved poems written in the English language. With over eighty of the most memorable poems written in the English language, the poets represented range from William Shakespeare to Carl Sandburg, Edward Lear to Emily Dickinson, Banjo Paterson to W. B. Yeats.

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ISBN: 9781406317435
Publication date: 08/10/2001
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406317435
Publication date: 8th October 2001
Author: Michael Rosen
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: Anthologies

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is a hugely bestselling author of picture books and poetry. Michael frequently appears on radio and gives talks and lectures on children’s literature. Michael was the Children’s Laureate for 2007–2009 and the winner of the Eleanor Farjeon Award. He lives in London. Join Michael Rosen as he attempts to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest reading lesson at 10am on Tues. 15 July. Watch below. Michael Rosen on Michael Rosen:I grew up in the London suburb of Pinner, a place my parents often wondered about. How had we landed there? ...

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