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Peacock Pie A Book of Rhymes

Written by Walter de la Mare

Part of the Faber Children's Classics Series

Peacock Pie A Book of Rhymes Synopsis

The perfect gift for children aged 8+, this stunning classic collection of poetry will delight a new generation of readers of the Faber Children's Classics list. Peacock Pie contains the finest of Walter de la Mare's poems for children, accompanied by exquisite original illustrations from Edward Ardizzone. This beautiful new edition of a classic anthology is an essential part of any child's bookshelf.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780571313891
Publication date: 1st January 2015
Author: Walter de la Mare
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 224 pages

About Walter de la Mare

Walter de la Mare (1873-1956) was born in Charlton, Kent. From 1890 to 1908, he worked in the statistics department of the London office of Anglo-American Oil. For the rest of his long life, he was a full-time writer. De la Mare's first collection of poetry, Songs of Childhood, was published under pseudonym in 1902. With the publication of The Listeners (1912) and the classic volume of children's poetry Peacock Pie (1913), he established himself as one of the leading poets of the time. In addition to publishing more than a thousand poems, culminating with The Traveller (1945) and Winged Chariot (1951), considered by many - among ...

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