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Classic Poetry

Illustrated by Paul Howard

Walker Illustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure

Over eighty of the most memorable poems written in the English language, from William Blake's "The Tyger" to Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky". Selected by Children's Laureate Michael Rosen, accompanied by his lively biographical sketches and notes, with Paul Howard's astonishingly varied illustrations, this is indeed a classic collection.

  • "Page after beautifully designed page, it offers a fresh, personal choice of poems that have gone on 'mattering to people'." - The Times Educational Supplement.
  • Featuring a wide selection of classic poems, this is a perfect family reference book.

About the author

Michael Rosen is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. He regularly appears on radio, and in 1997 received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. He lives in London.

About the illustrator

Paul Howard is an illustrator whose books include The Bravest Ever Bear (9780744578645) by Allan Ahlberg, winner of a Blue Peter Book Award, Full, Full, Full of Love (9781844287826) by Trish Cooke and Grandma’s Bears (9781844285617) by Gina Wilson. He lives in Belfast.

ISBN: 9781406317435
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2009
Dimensions: 180 x 210mm, 160pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $24.99
New Zealand RRP: $31.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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