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Bethlehem A Christmas Poem by Carol Ann Duffy
  

Bethlehem A Christmas Poem

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Carol Ann Duffy's wonderful new Christmas poem takes us to the little town of Bethlehem on a momentous night. This small hardback book contains more than twenty beautiful illustrations by Alice Stevenson, making it the perfect stocking-filler this Christmas.

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Synopsis

Bethlehem A Christmas Poem by Carol Ann Duffy

Bethlehem is normally a quiet little town on the edge of the desert. But tonight, as dusk falls, there is a sense of something special in the air. An inn packed with revellers, shepherds sprawled on the grass, animals in their stables: everything will be changed when a bright star bearing news arrives in the sky. Carol Ann Duffy's evocative new poem will transport you to Bethlehem, capturing the sights, the sounds and the atmosphere of this ancient and magical place.

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Carol Ann Duffy's evocative new poem will transport you to Bethlehem, capturing the sights, the sounds and the atmosphere of this ancient and magical place. -- Annual Books Round-Up 2013 Guardian


About the Author

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy lives in Manchester, where she is Professor and Creative Director of The Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has written for both children and adults, and her poetry has received many awards, including the Signal Prize for Children's Verse, the Whitbread and Forward Prizes, and the Lannan and E. M. Forster Prize in America. In 2005, she won the T. S. Eliot Prize for Rapture. She was appointed Poet Laureate in 2009.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th October 2013

Author

Carol Ann Duffy

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Author's Website

www.carolannduffy.co.uk/

Publisher

Picador an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Categories

Poetry by individual poets

ISBN

9781447226123

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