Hardback A poem for every night of the year / edited by Allie Esiri ; illustrated by Zanna Goldhawk.
Publication year: 2016
Publisher: London : Macmillan Children's Books,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781509813131 (hbk.) :
A very beautiful collection of 366 poems, one to share for every night of the year. The poems all have a link to the date they appear on. There are poems about nature and new birth for spring, spooky poems around Halloween, poems about historical events, festivals - both religious and secular - and people of note from Martin Luther King to Amelia Earhart. It contains a full spectrum of poetry from familiar favourites to brand-new voices. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Rudyard Kipling, William Shakespeare, Robert Louis Stevenson and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Roger McGough, Carol Ann Duffy, Julia Donaldson and Paul Cookson. A collection to keep you company for every night of your life.
xix, 523 pages ; 25 cm