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The Highwayman

Words and pictures to take your breath away

Author Alfred Noyes and Illustrator Charles Keeping

Suitable for:  9+

Price:  £8.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-279442-0
Publication date: 05/09/2013
Paperback: 32 pages
Dimensions: 279x214mm

Availability: In stock.

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An enduringly popular poem in a beautifully illustrated edition for children.


  • 'The Highwayman' was voted at number 15 in the BBC poll of the nation's 100 favourite poems.
  • A great poem for reading aloud and committing to memory, especially in this year of the government-funded Poetry By Heart initiative.
  • Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal upon publication and life sales of over 133,000 copies.
  • Previous edition ISBN: 9780192723703.
  • The ultimate paranormal romance - written 100 years before Twilight.
  • A poem that inspired Julia Donaldson to write The Highway Rat

This page was last updated on 16 May 2021 at 13:30 GMT


  • Keeping's illustrations are amongst the most powerful images ever to have appeared in children's literature. - Books for Keeps
  • The striking quality of these classic poems is such that they still offer excitement and intensity for today's young readers with Keeping's unique interpretation providing a marvellous way into the poetry. - Dave Chant, Carousel
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