Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. By the end of his brief career, he had written poems of such beauty, imagination and generosity of spirit, that he had ... read more
There's a light on in the attic. I can see it from outside, And I know you're on the inside ...lookin' out. Step inside the mind of Shel Silverstein and you'll discover a magic homework machine, a Polar Bear in the fridge and a M... read more
A wonderful collection of poems that are easy to remember and perfect to recite out loud. New, modern and classic poems, ranging from very short to long. The book also includes tips for readers, teache... read more
In this collection, Julia Donaldson has chosen poems with performance by children in mind, and in the notes section at the end of the book are her notes and ideas on performing them. Ju... read more
Roger Stevens has written a captivating series of poems for younger readers. On My Way to School I Saw a Dinosaur bridges the gap between nursery rhymes and more challenging poetry. Readers will love the characters that reappear throughout the poems, creating a vivid picture of a school, with all of its unusual and exciting goings-on.
"Here's a Little Poem" is a superb selection of over fifty poems by English and American authors, including Wendy Cope, Roger McGough, John Agard, Grace Nichols, Colin McNaughton, Jack Prelutsky, Langston Hughes, and many more. A... read more
Runny Babbit lent to wunch And heard the saitress way, 'We have some lovely stabbit rew - Our Special for today.' Welcome to the world of Runny Babbit and his friends Toe Jurtle, Skertie Gunk, Rirty Dat, Dungry Hog, Snerry Jake, and m... read more
If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer ...Come in ...for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein's world begins. You'll meet a boy who turns into a TV... read more
If you combined clockwork gears, parasols, and air balloons with Edgar Allan Poe, what would you get? "Steampunk: Poe"! This is the first collection ever of Poe stories illustrated with the influence of steampunk. Running Press Teens... read more
This is a comic collection of verse from the illustrious pairing of two former Children's Laureates. From the chaos of breakfast and to the calm of bedtime, this quirky collection of nonsense poetry written by Michael Rosen and il... read more
Have you ever read a book with everything on it? Here it is - an amazing collection of never-before-published poems and drawings from the mind of Shel Silverstein. You will say Hi-ho for the toilet troll, get tongue-tied with Stick... read more
First published in 1885, poet and storyteller Robert Louis Steven-son's classic tribute to the lives of children has delighted readers for more than a century. From flying through the air on a swing to building an imaginary ... read more
If you need cheering up...If you need guidance...If you want to laugh...If you need courage...Sometimes only a poem will do. In this magical new collection of our best-loved poems, edited by the creato... read more
Carol Ann Duffy, the Poet Laureate, has chosen her favourite poems for children for this stunning collection of classic and modern verse, exquisitely illustrated by multi-award-winning illustrator Emily Gravett.
Following the publication of bestselling Mustard, Custard, Grumble Belly and Gravy, Michael Rosen has followed up with a brilliant new book of poems that are funny, thought-provoking and always with Michael's immediately acce... read more
A treasury of classic verse from Australia's most famous poet, Banjo Paterson. Includes 'Waltzing Matilda', 'The Man from Snowy River', 'Clancy of the Overflow' and many more. Banjo Paterson is Australia's most famous poe... read more