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Poetry (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Poetry (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Poetry (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Poetry (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Poems to Save the World With

Poems to Save the World With

Author: Chris Riddell Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2020

In Poems to Save the World With, Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems to galvanize, uplift and inspire you through these interesting times we live in. This gorgeously illustrated collection, Chris's follow-up to Poems to Live Your Life By and bestselling anthology Poems to Fall in Love With, will ignite your inner activist. Covering a wealth of subjects these insightful poems are brought to life with Chris's exquisite, intricate artwork. This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses sit alongside the modern to create the ultimate collection.

Football 4 Every 1

Football 4 Every 1

Author: Paul Cookson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A brilliant collection of funny upbeat poems about football - playing it, supporting it, living it, breathing it. Perfect to enjoy as you follow your team in Euro 2020. From the excitement of going to your first game, to the thrill of playing with your mates in the park, this book captures all the emotions involved in following the beautiful game.

She Will Soar

She Will Soar

Author: Ana Sampson Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

A stunning gift book featuring 150 poems about wanderlust, freedom and escape written by women. With poems from classic, well loved poets as well as innovative and bold modern voices, She Will Soar is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf. Collected by anthologist Ana Sampson She Will Soar contains an inclusive array of voices, from modern and contemporary poets. Immerse yourself in poems from Maya Angelou, Nikita Gill, Wendy Cope, Carol Ann Duffy, Fleur Adcock, Jackie Kay, Emily Dickinson, Christina Rossetti and Margaret Atwood to name but a few.

SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This

SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This

Author: Nikita Gill Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

It's time to reclaim poetry. Collected by international poetry sensation Nikita Gill, SLAM! You're Gonna Wanna Hear This is a joyful celebration of the ground-breaking poets making their voices heard in the spoken word scene. Empowering, inspiring and often hilarious, SLAMs are a platform for well-known and emerging talent from all walks of life where every style of poetry has a home. With poets such as Raymond Antrobus, Sophia Thakur and Dean Atta guest starring alongside up-and-coming poets, this is the perfect introduction to world of modern poetry. Each poet will introduce their poem, tell you a little bit about themselves and give you a tip for preparing brilliant performance poetry.

Books Make Good Pets

Books Make Good Pets

Author: John Agard Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Books make good pets and don't need going to the vet. You don't have to keep them on a lead or throw them a stick. They'll wag their words whenever you flick their dog-eared pages. Even howl an ancient tale for the inward-listening ear. Did you know that a book can take you anywhere? You only need to turn the pages of a story, and in a moment, you and your book could be crossing the waves in a pirate ship... or diving with mermaids... or even snoozing with a dragon. Books really DO make good pets! Why don't you peep inside this one, and take your mind on an adventure? This delightful original picture book poem is the perfect gift for anyone who delights in the magic of a good book. Agard's evocative, lyrical style is perfectly complemented with illustrations by Momoko Abe, whose colourful visuals add character, transporting the reader into an enchanting world of imagination.

The Big Beyond

The Big Beyond

Author: James Carter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Once upon a rocket a countdown has begun, from 10, 9, 8 to 7 and 6 to 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Get ready for blast-off with this fast-paced poem that's all about space travel. From the early humans who dreamt of wings to the Moon landing, and from spacecraft exploring Mars to the future beyond... Climb on board for an adventure into outer space!

Itty Bitty Drum

Itty Bitty Drum

Author: Jonathan Rosenbaum, Jonathan Rosenbaum Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2020

A story of a little drummer that journeys outside to let his little brother sleep. He discovers that the world is full of music, allowing the harmony of his surroundings to accompany the sound of the pound of his itty bitty

A Poem for Every Autumn Day

A Poem for Every Autumn Day

Author: Allie Esiri Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2020

Within the pages of Allie Esiri's gorgeous collection, A Poem for Every Autumn Day you will find verse that will transport you to vibrant autumnal scenes, from harvest festival to Remembrance Day. Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, this book dazzles with an array of familiar favourites and remarkable new discoveries selected from Allie Esiri's bestselling poetry anthologies. These seasonal poems - together with introductory paragraphs - have a link to the date on which they appear. Includes poems by W. H. Auden, Robert Louis Stevenson, John Betjeman, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti who sit alongside Seamus Heaney, John Agard, Simon Armitage and Carol Ann Duffy. This soul-enhancing book will keep you company for every day of your life.

Ida the Spider

Ida the Spider

Author: Rosamund Browne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/07/2020

Have you ever seen a spider on a bike? Well, I've seen a picture of a spider sitting on the saddle of an old rusty bike, but I've never seen a spider actually riding a bike and doing her makeup and holding an umbrella at the same time. Ida the Spider is very silly. She should be looking where she's going and watching out for cars and bikes on the road; but she's always in a hurry, loves doing her face and hair and hates getting wet. She thinks she is beautiful, but if she doesn't keep an eye on the road, she's going to have a nasty accident. If her umbrella slips and she can't see where she's going she might just fall off her bright red bike and what then? She could end up in hospital feeling sore. It is important to have one leg or hand you can take off the handlebars or the pedals to stop the bike from wobbling and it is never a good idea to hold an umbrella and do your makeup on a bike. You need to look where you're going. A playful poetry book for 0 - 5 years, introducing a bright and amusing character!

A Child's Garden of Verses

A Child's Garden of Verses

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2020

A handsome new edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic collection of children's poems Racehorse for Young Readers' Children's Classic Collections is a new series that offers readers timeless compilations of children's literature. Handsomely packaged and affordable, this new series aims to revitalize these enchanting works and continue the tradition of sharing them with the next generation. A Child's Garden of Verses is one of the most famous children's collections of poetry ever published. It was written by Robert Louis Stevenson for children about the joys and sorrows of childhood, touching on themes like illness and solitude as well as make-believe games and play. This collection includes stories like: Foreign Children The Lamplighter The Land of Counterpane Bed in Summer My Shadow The Swing And more! Whether you're a collector or just want to share these incredible tales with the young readers in your life, this book will provide readers with countless hours of unforgettable stories and artwork.

Hey Black Child

Hey Black Child

Author: Useni Eugene Perkins Format: Board book Release Date: 03/07/2020

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by acclaimed poet Useni Eugene Perkins, now available in a board book format! Hey black child, Do you know who you are?Who really are? Do you know you can beWhat you want to beIf you try to beWhat you can be? Illustrated in stunning collage by award-winning illustrator Bryan Collier, this lyrical, empowering poem celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young people to dream big and achieve their goals.

Fifteen Poems of Sorley MacLean

Fifteen Poems of Sorley MacLean

Author: Sorley Maclean, Iain Crichton Smith Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/06/2020

Sorley MacLean is the greatest Gaelic poet of the twentieth century. Taking a contemporary voice, breaking away from the nostalgia of earlier Gaelic works, and injecting a powerful intellectual force, he marked a new beginning for Gaelic poetry and changed the course of Gaelic literature. These recordings of Sorley MacLean reading his poems, with commentary by that other great poet, Iain Crichton Smith, cover major themes of MacLean's work: 'Calvary' and 'Highland Woman', for example, deal with social, political and religious issues; 'Death Valley' is one of the finest poems of the Second World War in any language; and 'Hallaig', a haunting exploration of the diminishing Gaelic culture of the past and the problems of its revival in a modern age. MacLean's sonorous readings draw out the power of his poetry. His fellow-poet Iain Crichton Smith provides informed and insightful commentary into every poem, making this CD an excellent tool for study, as well as giving users a chance to hear one of Britain's greatest modern poets reading his own work.