Three poetry books For POETRY DAY

Michael Rosen’s A-Z: The best children’s poetry from Agard to Zephaniah by Michael Rosen (Author)

Paperback:           304 pages

Age Range:           7 – 11 years

Publisher:              Puffin

 

From Agard to Zephaniah, the very best of children’s poetry from the very best of children’s poets appears in this wonderful and exciting anthology edited by Michael Rosen, the Children’s Laureate.

Coinciding with his laureateship and a very welcome public promotion of the need for children’s poetry in our education system, this future classic for Puffin will delight readers young and old, and make the perfect gift.

 

100 Best Poems for Children by Roger McGough (Editor), Sheila Moxley (Illustrator)

Paperback:           144 pages

Age Range:           9 – 11 years

Publisher:              Puffin

A collection of the very best poems for children, edited by Roger McGough

A wonderful collection of contemporary and classic poems chosen by children from schools around the UK. Roger McGough made the final selection and wrote the introduction.

Roger McGough was born in Liverpool and educated at the University of Hull. He came to prominence in the 1960s with the publication of THE MERSEY SOUND, and is one of today’s most popular poets. He writes for children and adults and performs his poetry all over the world. He was honoured with an OBE in 1997, and won the Signal Poetry Award in 1998. Roger now lives in London.

Sheila Moxley is gaining a powerful reputation for her multi-cultural illustration. She lives in London.

 

 

Poems for Young Children by Various (Author)

Hardcover:           96 pages

Age Range:           6+ years

Publisher:              Usborne Publishing Ltd

 

A beautifully illustrated anthology, with a selection of poems ranging from classics like Roald Dahl and Lewis Carroll to exciting new contemporary poets. Ages 6+.