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The Oxford Book of Children's Poetry

A definitive collection of children's poetry to treasure forever

Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark

Suitable for:  For all ages from 7+ years

Price:  £17.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-276276-4
Publication date: 06/09/2007
Hardback: 336 pages
Dimensions: 234x156mm

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To coincide with the centenary of Oxford Children's Books we are proud to present this definitive new collection. Including all the major children's poets, and with a wonderful range of both classic and modern favourites, this is a book that will be treasured for a lifetime. The poems are enhanced with black and white artwork from a number of top children's illustrators to create a truly special package, which should be on every child's bookshelf.


  • A superb selection of children's poetry to delight any reader.
  • Combines classic favourites with newer and more surprising poems.
  • Includes poets such as Ted Hughes, Eleanor Farjeon, Charles Causley, Walter de la Mare, ee cummings, Jack Prelutsky, Roger McGough and many more.
  • Beautifully illustrated in black and white by eight illustrators including Peter Bailey, Paul Howard and Chris Mould.

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