A Poem For Every Night of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share for every night of the year.
The poems - together with introductory paragraphs - have a link to the date on which they appear. Shakespeare celebrates midsummer night, Maya Angelou International Women's Day and Lewis Carroll April Fool's day.
Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, it contains a full spectrum of poetry from familiar favourites to exciting contemporary voices. Alfred, Lord Tennyson, W. B. Yeats, A. A. Milne and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Roger McGough, Carol Ann Duffy and Benjamin Zephaniah.
This soul-enhancing book is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to read every evening.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 788 g
Dimensions: 242 x 164 x 48 mm
Allie Esiri's delightfully eclectic anthology takes you on a poetic journey through every night of the calendar year. A fun book for all the family to enjoy. * Tatler *
Verse from ancient times to the present to soothe the spirit at the end of a fractious day. * You Magazine *
If you've had one of those days and feel too tired for a whole chapter before bed, why not try a poem instead? This wonderful collection shares a poem for every night throughout the year and includes writers from Shakespeare to Maya Angelou. One to keep beside your bed * Stylist *
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This book is a real treasure. I had a great year reading a poem every night before going to bed.
And as a bonus, this book is simply beautiful. ♥
“A Poem For Every Night Of The Year”
A beautiful book with wonderful poems Lovely to read a poem for the night before bed A must for people that love Poetry Well worth the money
“Good, but leave explanatory notes at the end instead of before the poems”
Poem for Every Night of the Year is an attractive book with a mostly superb range of poems, some well-known, some not. The type face is clear - sharp black print - and in a larger font size than usual. This makes it... More
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