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Walker Book Of Classic Poetry & Poets

Written by Michael Rosen

Illustrated by Paul Howard

Walker Book Of Classic Poetry & Poets Synopsis

A sumptuously illustrated and acclaimed collection of some of the best-known and best-loved poems written in the English language. Here are 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. With lively biographical sketches and fascinating notes this is indeed a classic collection.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780744582642
Publication date: 2nd October 2001
Author: Michael Rosen
Illustrator: Paul Howard
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 159 pages

About Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen, MA, PhD is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. His titles include We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Winner of the Smarties Book Prize), Little Rabbit Foo-Foo and This Is Our House. He has written many books of poetry and is the presenter of Poems by Post on the BBC World Service and Word of Mouth on BBC Radio 4. He received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature in 1997. Paul Howard graduated from Leicester Polytechnic with a first-class Honours Degree in Graphics. His books for Walker include the picture ...

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