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The Lady of Shalott
by Alfred Tennyson picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 12 - 99 published by Oxf. University Press
The poem is set in the time of King Author and the tower where the Lady is kept is not far from Camelot. She must never look out of the window or her room and so uses a mirror to see what is going on outside. She spends her days weaving on her tapestry loom and so the years of her life pass by. Then one day Sir Lancelot rides into her mirror and she falls in love with him, forgetting the curse she runs to the window to see him properly and in doing so releases the terrible fate upon herself. ...more 70/84
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* 3.99, Usually dispatched within 2-3 days
My Dog Is A Carrot
by John Hegley picture of book cover
Poetry published by Walker Books Ltd
Read all about the dog who is a carrot, Max the dog with a smelly problem, Jean the computer addict who forgot how to speak and learn what a poem is not. Lots of fun, sparkling wit and funny pictures in this original collection. ...more 1604/807
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All Aboard the Toy Train
by Tony Bradman, illustrated by Ian Cunliffe picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 4 - 99 published by Hodder & Stoughton Educational
Poems about toys of the past and today's toys. Playing games, making magic, being the youngest in the family and having broken toys handed down, hearing about Dad crashing a kite and lots more. ...more 1370/160
Sister Madge's Book of Nuns
by Doug Macleod, illustrated by Craig Smith 
Poetry for ages 7 - 12 published by Hodder & Stoughton
Ten hysterical poems about the nuns at the convent of 'Our Lady of Immense Proportions'. Each poem introduces a different nun and tells the story of sisters such as 'Sister Helga and the Antlers' or 'Sister Flo and the Veggies'. ...more 200/132
Cat Poems
by Myra Cohn Livingston, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman 
Poetry for ages 8 - 12 published by Holiday House Inc
Beautiful poems capturing cats in all their many different pass times and guises. Cats out at night, cats in the weather, washing themselves. Also the weird effects that catnip has upon them. ...more 201/133
Collected Rhymes and Verses
by Walter de la Mare picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 7 - 13 published by Faber
The poems of Walter de la Mare, are lovely for any child and many adults as well. A good introduction to poetry for children. ...more 60/74
Now We are Six
by A.A. Milne, illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 5 - 8 published by Mammoth
The second book of verses about Christopher Robin, who is a little older now - and of course Pooh, who wouldn't like to be forgotten. This edition contains E.H. Shepard's traditional illustrations in colour. ...more 49/39
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Book of Nonsense
by Edward Lear picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 5 - 10 published by Penguin Popular Classics
Edward Lear is familiar to most school children and adults alike. This book of nonsense is a treasure to read. ...more 46/57
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* 0.8, Usually dispatched within 24 hours
The Highwayman
by Alfred Noyes picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 12 - 99 published by Oxf. University Press
The highwayman and his doomed love for the innkeeper's daughter. ...more 69/83
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The Ring of Words
by Roger McGough, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura picture of book cover
Poetry for ages 6 - 10 published by Faber
This anthology serves as an introduction to the pleasures of poetry for children. The poems are a mix of the classic and contemporary: in one way or another they are about growing up, about placing ourselves in the world around us and discovering the imaginative world in our own heads. ...more 290/183
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* 7.19, Availability: This title is currently on order. We are usually able to dispatch it within 3-5 weeks.

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