This beautifully illustrated collection will introduce children to a lifetime of pleasure in poetry. Carefully selected, the poems open up an enchanting world of rhythm and language, feeling and fantasy. The collection features a wide range of well-known writers including Christina Rossetti,William Shakespeare, Lord Byron,William Blake and John Keats. It includes many beautiful poems such as Robin Hood,Waltzing Matilda, Symphony in Yellow and Spring and Fall. Gathering together classic poems on all manner of wonderous and fascinating themes that children will thrill to explore, the colourful and imaginative illustrations on every page capture the magic of imaginary worlds loved and enjoyed by generations of girls and boys. Classic Poetry for Children Written by Nicola Baxter and illustrated by Cathie Shuttleworth CLICK HERE TO READ THE WHOLE BOOK IN DIGITAL FORM
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About the Author & Illustrator Nicola Baxter has written or compiled over three hundred children's titles. She has developed ideas for a wide variety of international publishers, and particularly enjoys the marriage of words and pictures that children's books entails. Cathie Shuttleworth was trained in calligraphy, heraldry and illumination, but her real love is illustration for children's books. Her beautifully detailed artwork has attracted admirers from all over the world. Through her work with the Royal College of Arms, she has produced coats of arms for the wedding of HRH Prince Andrew, and also a guide to Buckingham Palace.
Biblio NotesIntroduce children to the joys of poetry with this intricately illustrated collection of classics - a book that will delight both the young and the old Includes a range of best-loved poems such as Jemima,Waltzing Matilda, A Thing of Beauty and A Lark's Nest Features a wide range of well-known writers including William Blake, John Keats, Christina Rossetti and Oscar Wilde Also includes an 'About the Poets' section with a brief biography for each included poet and a glossary of poetic terms
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