Author(s): Philip Hawthorn (ed.) (illus Cathy Shimmen)
This is a beautifully illustrated anthology, with a selection of poems ranging from classic poets like Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll and exciting new contemporary poets. The poems cover many different themes and moods, and are chosen to show children how inspiring and magical poems can be, making this a perfect introduction to the world of poetry. From Shakespeare to Spike Milligan, from bouncy limericks to beautiful nature poems and enthralling stories, every kind of poem is here for children to enjoy again and again. First published 2006.