Prose & Poetry Collins Treasury of Poetry

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Collins Treasury of Poetry

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The Collins Treasury of Poetry is an enchanting collection of verse, specially chosen to share the fun and enjoyment of poetry with children from five years old.

Over fifty poets are represented with classic poems from Walter de la Mare and Christina Rossetti, classic nonsense from Edward Lear, old favourites from Robert Louis Stevenson and A.A. Milne, and exciting contemporary verse from popular pets like Michael Rosen , Ted Hughes, Grace Nichols and Roger McGough.

The beautiful and humorous illustrations enhance the poetry in this timeless treasury.

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The 'Collins Treasury of Poetry' is an enchanting collection of verse, specially chosen and beautifully illustrated to share the fun and enjoyment of poetry with young children. There are poems about springtime, spider's webs, and caves beneath the sea, spine-tingling poems full of mystery, poems with a story to tell, funny poems, sad poems and poems which make you think about everyday things.

Over fifty poets are represented in an exuberant mix of classic poems from Walter de la Mare and Christina Rossetti, classic nonsense from Edward Lear, old favourites like 'From a Railway Carriage' by Robert Louis Stevenson and 'The King's Breakfast' by A.A. Milne, and exciting contemporary verse from popular poets like Michael Rosen, Ted Hughes, Grace Nichols and Roger McGough.

The delightful illustrations enhance the magic and meaning of the poems and ensure that this timeless treasury will encourage a love of poetry to last a lifetime.

In a lifetime of literary journalism, Stephanie Nettell was for 14 years children’s books editor of 'The Guardian', and was honoured in 1992 with the Eleanor Farjeon Award for distinguished services to children’s books. She is the author of 'Meet the Authors and Illustrators', profiling 60 creators of children’s books. Brought up on the Isle of Wight, she is married to author and journalist Alex Hamilton, has two grown-up sons and lives right in the heart of London.

Penny Dann's lively, witty style of artwork is much in demand; as well as advertising and packaging work, Penny has illustrated over thirty children's books, including 'Beryl's Box', written by Lisa Taylor and published by Collins. Born in Slough, Buckinghamshire in 1964 and brought up in Stoke Poges, Penny studied at Brighton Polytechnic and graduated with a degree in Visual Communication before embarking on her very successful career in illustration.

About the Author:

In a lifetime of literary journalism, Stephanie Nettell was for 14 years children’s books editor of ‘The Guardian’, and was honoured in 1992 with the Eleanor Farjeaon Award for distinguished services to children’s books. She is the author of ‘Meet the Authors and Illustrators’ profiling 60 creators of children’s books. Brought up on the Isle of Wight, she is married to author and journalist Alex Hamilton, has two grown-up sons and lives right in the heart of London.

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