Birds, Beasts, and Fishes: A Selection of Animal Poems

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Macmillan Publishing Company, 1991 - Animals - 64 pages
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The Roman poet Boethius's captive bird and William Blake's tiger cavort side-by-side in this brilliant picture-book anthology of the best poems about animals from across the ages and around the world. Illustrated in full color.

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BIRDS, BEASTS, AND FISHES: A Selection of Animal Poems

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Fifty or so poems, grouped as the title suggests and varying in difficulty but generally of high quality, from traditional rhymes and familiar masters (Coleridge, Tennyson) to challenging and ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Ann Carter has a background in education and health promotion and has worked as a therapist and teacher of "hands on" therapies since 1989. She joined the team at the Neil Cliffe Cancer Care Centre as an Aromatherapist on a sessional basis in 1994, and have since been involved in many aspects of palliative care. Since 2000 she has worked as the part time Complementary Therapy Co-ordinator at St. Ann's Hospice (66 beds) which includes two hospice sites 20 miles apart, and the Neil Cliffe Cancer Care Centre now part of the Hospice. She teaches post graduate courses for therapists and health care professionals and works as an aromatherapy examiner for the Sandra Day School of Health Studies in Rochdale. She has also been responsible for devising and participating in the new postgraduate qualification, "Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care" for the same teaching establishment

Cynthia Cotten is the author of "Snow Ponies," She enjoyed playing and exploring at the edge of the woods when she was growing up in western New York State. She lives with her husband and two children in McMurray, Pennsylvania.
Reg Cartwright was art director for various advertising agencies before turning his talents to children's books. He has illustrated more than thirty books for young readers, including "Mister Potter's Pigeon," which won the Mother Goose Award. He and his wife, writer Ann Cartwright, live with their two sons in Leicestershire, England.

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