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One Hundred and One Favourite Poems (Paperback)
  • One Hundred and One Favourite Poems (Paperback)

One Hundred and One Favourite Poems (Paperback)

Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 06/10/2003
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A substantial volume of favourite poems chosen by 101 of the best known contemporary children's poets.

Each of the 101 poets will choose one of their own favourite poems and write a short piece explaining their choice. This volume will, therefore, contain a wide variety of rhyming, non-rhyming, humorous or serious poems, and introduce children to the poets in a very personal way.

The collection will include:
Kevin Crossley-Holland, Valerie Bloom, Pam Ayres, Roger McGough, Gareth Owen, Wes Magee, Colin West, Benjamin Zephaniah, Vernon Scannell, Coral Rumble, Jack Ouseby, Malorie Blackman, Allan Ahlberg, John Agard, Charles Causley, Debjani Chatterjee, Sue Cowling, Paul Cookson, Richard Edwards, Max Fatchen, Michael Dugan, Carol Ann Duffy, Eric Finney, Jenny Joseph and many more!

Alongside well-known HarperCollins authors:
Jez Alborough, Wendy Cope, Colin McNaughton, Margaret Mahy, Ian Whybrow, Berlie Doherty, Tony Bradman, Julia Jarman, Michael Rosen and John Foster.

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780007144389
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 158 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm


101 Favourite Poems
'John Foster is a master of anthologies for pre and early teenagers.'

'Best of all, it can fire young imaginations.'

The Herald (Glasgow)

A Century of Children's Poems
It is a compelling mix of all genres and treatments, and readers are sure to be enriched whether they dip in and out of the book or progress through it in a structured way. Enticing and rewarding, this collection gives a real insight into the superb variety of poems on the 20th century. Bookseller

A thoroughly attractive and definitive collection of a century's poetry for children. Carousel

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