Carol Ann Duffy, appointed Poet Laureate in 2009, has chosen her favourite poems for children for this stunning collection of classic and modern verse, exquisitely illustrated by multi-award-winning illustrator Emily Gravett.
Featuring such classic poems as ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’ by Edward Lear and Lewis Carroll’s ‘Jabberwocky’ alongside Edwin Morgan’s ‘The Loch Ness Monster’s Song’ and ‘Balloons’ by Sylvia Plath, 101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy: A Laureate’s Choice is a delight for children of all ages and a pleasure to read aloud.
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Kin: Scottish Poems About Family selected and introduced by Hamish Whyte£9.99
“We see ourselves in our family and our family in ourselves. Poems, like families, should encompass dialogue, communication – communion even. Every family and every poem is different, in its own way” – Hamish Whyte, from the introduction to Kin.