The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems

by Jackie Morris


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Whether you’re 5 or 105 this is a real dream of a book; a collection of poems that reflect every facet of life with a thoughtful blend of humour and playfullness, poignancy and nostalgia. It’s a collection to be treasured and dipped into at any time and the dream-like illustrations complement the words quite beautfully. In a word – the ‘rolls-royce’ of poetry books.


Bel Mooney, the well-known author and columnist is equally enthused: ‘This is a wonderful collection. The hypnotic rhythms of the poems combine with the glorious colours of the illustrations to transport you beyond any passing fashion to a world where everything is possible. That’s what ‘classic’ means. That’s why we will always need books like this.’

The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems Synopsis

An anthology of classic poems from the English literary tradition, this illustrated work traces our journey through life with a blend of humour and playfulness, poignancy and nostalgia. It contains the works of some of the finest poets in the English language.

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ISBN: 9781905236558
Publication date: 09/09/2006
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781905236558
Publication date: 9th September 2006
Author: Jackie Morris
Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Genres: Poetry,

About Jackie Morris

Ever since I was 6 years old I wanted to be an artist, and though at times during growing up my ambition wavered and I favoured being a cowboy, a nun or a vet I mostly stuck to the idea of being an artist. Secretly I wanted to write also. At school favourite subjects were all wrapped around stories, like history, or drawing, like geography. I used to get told off for drawing and dreaming. Now I get paid for it, so looking back all that drawing and dreaming was career development. Now I live in a storybook cottage by the ...

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