Author(s): Michael Rosen
This glorious collection is an ideal introduction to the joys of poetry. Favourite children's poet Michael Rosen knows just what will appeal most to children. Deliberately wide-ranging, it includes the work of classic poets such as Tennyson and Coleridge as well as traditional playground rhymes and folk songs from around the world. The collection also addresses different themes - here are funny, sad, wistful and intriguing poems. All have been specially chosen for their accessibility to young children, to stimulate their imaginations, to further their enjoyment of language, and to encourage a delight in poetry.