A wonderful anthology of poems to set fire to the imagination. We only have to 'remember, remember the 5th of November' to see a dark night filled with fireworks and bonfires. In their many different ways - through their sounds, rhythms, stories, surprises and jokes - these poems will set the fireworks crackling in our own he... read more
Come bathe in stew, and dine on meals of eels or worms or jellied gnats, See shoes and ships and sealing wax and fuzzy bears and owls and cats, Depart for the Land where the Bong Tree grows or the Land of Bumbley Boo Find sky in your pie and teatrays in the sky and a place where mice say moo. But be warned of the things that ... read more
'Nonsense is the breath of my nostrils', wrote Edward Lear (1812-88), and this collection demonstrates the wonderfully varied ways in which he pursued his philosophy of life. He created an extraordinary world filled with bizarre creatures - from the Dong with a luminous nose to the Pobble who has no toes - who misbehave with ... read more
Here, in this beautifully illustrated anthology, is all the joy and innocence, fear and frustration of childhood in one hundred poems. From John Betjeman to William Wordsworth, from Elizabeth Barrett Browning to Ted Hughes, from Robert Herrick to Walt Whitman, from Carol Ann Duffy to Seamus Heaney - here is a collection of po... read more
Like poems? Love rhymes? Then this is the book for you! Stuffed with brilliant rhyming poems written by Roger Stevens, with the help of some classic and contemporary poets from Gerard Benson to Hilaire Belloc, this book is all about celebrating the rhyme. It's packed with fascinating facts about how different kinds of rhym... read more
As the author confides, Winnie-the-Pooh has "sat down on some of the pages" of this treasure trove of nursery favourites. Several of the poems feature the beloved teddy bear, helping Christopher Robin with his schoolwork (if helping is the word) or simply philosophising about a bear's world. Many of the other verses are famou... read more
A collection of poetry that evokes the experience of living in the Caribbean - and of leaving for other lands. It conjures up the sights and sounds, tastes and tales of the Caribbean; the experience of living there - and of leaving for other lands. It contains more than fifty poems by over thirty poets.
A collection of thirty poems featuring bears (and one extra one not about a bear!) to celebrate thirty years of Walker Books and in aid of The Children's Trust. The poems in this book are selected and illustrated by Colin West, a popular children's author who has written over fifty children's books and continues to produce po... read more
Through poetry we tell the world who we are, where we're from, what we love, what we think, how we feel, and why we hope. "Tell the World" is a stunning collection of poems by teens who have taken part in workshops run by WritersCorps, a national alliance of literary arts programs for youth. Their words represent the thoughts... read more
Renowned author Daniel Pinkwater and best-selling poet and artist Calef Brown team up to champion the ridiculous! These endlessly fascinating and imaginative poems are as fresh and delightful today as they were when Edward Lear wrote them more than a hundred years ago-from "The Owl and the Pussycat" to "The Pobble Who Has No ... read more
|Author:||Jan Peck & others|
Mother Goose has gone green. This playful picture book invites kids to join the fun. It features nursery rhymes with a 'recycled' twist and whimsical, eco-friendly collages created from ticket stubs, newspapers and other reused items. It is suitable for children aged 5 years and up.
From the far reaches of shared memory come these charming but little-known nursery rhymes, mysterious tidbits of lore brought back to shining life by the shared talents of the two most beloved Mother Goose treasurers, Iona Opie and Rosemary Wells. Open these pages and discover Mrs Whirly the Fish Fryer, the Wee Melodie Man an... read more
We are delighted to be reissuing this lovely book with new cover artwork from Ian Beck. It's a collection of rhymes to enjoy when baby is on your knee or cradled in your arms; jolly rhymes for playful babies and gentle rhymes for sleepy babies. Many traditional favourites are here, including 'This is the Way the Ladies Ride',... read more
This entertaining collection of rhymes explores counting backwards, counting in twos, and counting numbers beyond 10. From 'Five Little Monkeys' and 'Ten in a Bed' to 'One, two, buckle my shoe' and 'One hundred bees round a hive', these rhymes provide a rich range of enjoyable opportunities to familiarise children with ways o... read more
|Series:||My Bedtime Book of Favourite...|
A collection of classic nursery rhymes that children will love today, just as generations have done before A picture book with a sing-along CD featuring all of the rhymes in the book.