A Poem for Everyone

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Oxford University Press, 2004 - Children's poetry - 160 pages
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A wonderful treasury containing poems about all kinds of people, for all kinds of people, written by all kinds of people.Including a whole host of poets such as Ted Hughes, Charles Causley, Christina Rossetti, Maya Angelou, and Roger McGough, this beautifully-illustrated treasury is a celebration of humans in all their diversity. Here, you'll find people sad and happy, busy and idle, young and old - engaged in allmanner of activities, at their best and at their worst.* Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark have edited a large number of classic poetry anthologies for OUP, including the best-selling One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children. * A fantastic selection of poetry, including both old favourites and less familiar poems, from a host of well-known names* Beautifully illustrated throughout in black and white by a range of artists including Laura Stoddart* Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark live in Oxfordshire
 

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Contents

Mumll Be Coming Home The Whistler
25
Mother Love 14 Vernon Scannelt
31
My Little Sister 20 Gareth Owen
38
New Baby 23 A E Housman
44
Night Boy 42 People
60
My First Love 48 The Dirtiest Man
66
Leonard Clark The Woman and
73
Work and Play 80 Ideal Gnome
95
Views from the Train
118
Who?
124
Boy on a Swing
130
The Question
136
Boots
142
John Coldwell Celebration
145
Gillian Clarke Bedtime 109
157
Carol Ann Tuffy
158

All the Dogs 86 Maya Angelou
101
But No One Cares 92 Charles Causley
108
In the Daytime
111
Charlotte Zolotow
160
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Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark have edited a large number of classic poetry anthologies for OUP, including the best-selling One Hundred Years of Poetry for Children.

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