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7 edition of Classic poetry found in the catalog.

Classic poetry

an illustrated collection

  • 275 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Candlewick Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s poetry, English.,
  • Children"s poetry, American.,
  • English poetry -- Collections.,
  • American poetry -- Collections.

  • About the Edition

    A collection of favorite poems by such writers as William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, Edward Lear, Walt Whitman, and Langston Hughes, with portraits of the poets, brief biographical background, and illustrations.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementselected by Michael Rosen ; pictures by Paul Howard.
    ContributionsRosen, Michael, 1946-, Howard, Paul, 1967- ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1175.3 .C555 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358333M
    ISBN 101564028909
    LC Control Number98018282
    OCLC/WorldCa38992942

    The Children's Classic Poetry Collection Nicola Baxter, Editor, Robert Louis Stevenson, Author, Lewis Carroll, Author Smithmark Publishers $ (96p) ISBN More By and About This. Chinese Poetry. The earliest Chinese poetry begins with the Shih Ching, a collection of poems of varying length, drawn from all ranks of Chinese title Shih Ching is usually translated in English as The Book of Songs or sometimes as The means "song-words."Ching can mean "classic" or "traditional" or in the context of literature, it means "writings" or "scripture.".

      'Children will meet some of the best-known poetry in English in Jackie Morris's The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems. The bright watercolors and intriguing hints of story that Morris splashes across the pages make this an attractive venue for first encounters with the soon-to-be-familiar the more than 70 poems have enough range and allure to entice the young and the adults who read to them/5(49). Richard Armitage + Classic Love Poems = wonderful This wonderful collection of Classic Love Poems is the best treatment one could bestow on one's ears. A perfect choice of poems and the sweet voice of Richard Armitage make this collection a must-have for everyone who loves poetry. There is only one wish I have: I want more!

      Buy a cheap copy of Classic Poetry an Illustrated Collection book by Michael Rosen. In so many classic poetry selections, you'll find old favorites, but no information on the creators themselves. In Michael Rosen's hearty, well-designed, page Free shipping over $/5(2). Turn the pages to explore bygone eras, time-honored tales and historical narratives. Adventure awaits in these classic books online. Kids [51] "A Apple Pie" Introduces the letters A to Z while following the fortunes of an apple pie. Read This Book Now More About this Book “A Princess of Mars,” first in the John Carter series.


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The Book of Songs, by Arthur Waley, edited with additional translations by Joseph R. Allen, New York: Grove Press, Book of Poetry, by Xu Yuanchong (許淵沖), edited by Jiang Shengzhang (姜勝章), Hunan, China: Hunan chubanshe, The Classic Anthology Defined by Confucius, by Ezra Pound, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, - Charming selections of Vintage & Antique volumes of Poetry for Children.

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