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The New Oxford Treasury of Children's Poems By Edited by Michael Harrison

The New Oxford Treasury of Children's Poems
by Edited by Michael Harrison

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This anthology is a companion to "The Oxford Treasury of Children's Poems". Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark provide their usual combination of traditional poems and modern authors in an often surprising collection.
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"This wide-ranging collection includes Lear's 'The Jumblies, ' a Barundi lullaby, John Masefield's 'Sea Fever, ' a poem from the Navajo, 'The Echoing Green' by William Blake, and numerous humorous, anonymous ditties."--The Horn Book Guide
"An exciting collection of new verse for children."--Library Lane
"Excellent poems illustrated in full color. Pieces by well-known poets of the past (Auden, Belloc, Blake, Farjeon, Lear, Tennyson, Yeats) appear alongside works of contemporary poets, contributing to the freewheeling style of the collection.... Eleven artists contributed illustrations that interpret
the poetry with wit, verve, and delicacy, according to the tone of the writing.... A dependable treasury for locating old favorites or finding new ones."--Booklist
"The anthology format raised to new heights: this collection of verse, by bards as various as Yeats and Nikki Giovanni, should hold pride of place on any youngster's bookshelf."--Smithsonian
"A lively and varied selection which offers plenty of poems to disappear into."--Carousel


"This wide-ranging collection includes Lear's 'The Jumblies, ' a Barundi lullaby, John Masefield's 'Sea Fever, ' a poem from the Navajo, 'The Echoing Green' by William Blake, and numerous humorous, anonymous ditties."--The Horn Book Guide
"An exciting collection of new verse for children."--Library Lane
"Excellent poems illustrated in full color. Pieces by well-known poets of the past (Auden, Belloc, Blake, Farjeon, Lear, Tennyson, Yeats) appear alongside works of contemporary poets, contributing to the freewheeling style of the collection.... Eleven artists contributed illustrations that interpret
the poetry with wit, verve, and delicacy, according to the tone of the writing.... A dependable treasury for locating old favorites or finding new ones."--Booklist
"The anthology format raised to new heights: this collection of verse, by bards as various as Yeats and Nikki Giovanni, should hold pride of place on any youngster's bookshelf."--Smithsonian
"A lively and varied selection which offers plenty of poems to disappear into."--Carousel

"This wide-ranging collection includes Lear's 'The Jumblies, ' a Barundi lullaby, John Masefield's 'Sea Fever, ' a poem from the Navajo, 'The Echoing Green' by William Blake, and numerous humorous, anonymous ditties."--The Horn Book Guide
"An exciting collection of new verse for children."--Library Lane
"Excellent poems illustrated in full color. Pieces by well-known poets of the past (Auden, Belloc, Blake, Farjeon, Lear, Tennyson, Yeats) appear alongside works of contemporary poets, contributing to the freewheeling style of the collection.... Eleven artists contributed illustrations that interpret the poetry with wit, verve, and delicacy, according to the tone of the writing.... A dependable treasury for locating old favorites or finding new ones."--Booklist
"The anthology format raised to new heights: this collection of verse, by bards as various as Yeats and Nikki Giovanni, should hold pride of place on any youngster's bookshelf."--Smithsonian
"A lively and varied selection which offers plenty of poems to disappear into."--Carousel


"This wide-ranging collection includes Lear's 'The Jumblies, ' a Barundi lullaby, John Masefield's 'Sea Fever, ' a poem from the Navajo, 'The Echoing Green' by William Blake, and numerous humorous, anonymous ditties."--The Horn Book Guide


"An exciting collection of new verse for children."--Library Lane


"Excellent poems illustrated in full color. Pieces by well-known poets of the past (Auden, Belloc, Blake, Farjeon, Lear, Tennyson, Yeats) appear alongside works of contemporary poets, contributing to the freewheeling style of the collection.... Eleven artists contributed illustrations that interpret the poetry with wit, verve, and delicacy, according to the tone of the writing.... A dependable treasury for locating old favorites or finding new ones."--Booklist


"The anthology format raised to new heights: this collection of verse, by bards as various as Yeats and Nikki Giovanni, should hold pride of place on any youngster's bookshelf."--Smithsonian


"A lively and varied selection which offers plenty of poems to disappear into."--Carousel


About Edited by Michael Harrison



Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark have compiled many successful anthologies of poetry, including The Oxford Treasury of Classic Poems (1996).

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GOR001177905
The New Oxford Treasury of Children's Poems by Edited by Michael Harrison
Edited by Michael Harrison
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1998-05-02
174
019276196X
9780192761965
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