Classic Treasury : First Poems
Classic Treasury First Poems is one of our most popular poem books for kids aged 4+. A bumper compilation of famous works, modern masterpieces and anonymous poems from around the world, this book is a must-have introduction to verse for kids and is sure to be a hit with young poetry fans.
# Each poem has been specifically selected for the age group.
# Amazing artworks illustrate every poem to draw in young readers.
# A wonderful gift for children to start reading at a young age.
In Classic Treasury First Poems, kids can explore the delightful poems to suit all moods, sparking a love of both reading and writing. There are four chapters, some containing over 50 poems, that each focus on a particular content, style or purpose, For example, ‘Fun and nonsense’ contains ‘riddles to solve and limericks to laugh at’.
Chapters and poems inside Classic Treasury First Poems:
# Fun and Nonsense chapter includes Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll, The Old Man in a Tree by Edward Lear, and Tweedledum and Tweedledee
# Enchanted Lands chapter includes A Fairy’s Song by William Shakespeare, The Land of Counterpane by Robert Louis Stevenson and an extract from The Mermaid by Alfred Lord Tennyson
# All the Day Long chapter includes Good Morning by Robert Browning, From Night by William Blake and A Cradle Song by W B Yeats
# A Wonderful World chapter includes an extract from To a Butterfly by William Wordsworth, Seal Lullaby by Rudyard Kipling and I am His Highness’ Dog by Alexander Pope
A sample poem, The Old Man in a Tree:
There was an Old Man in a tree
Who was horribly bored by a bee;
When they said, ‘Does it buzz?’
He replied, ‘Yes, it does!
It’s a regular brute of a bee!
|Dimensions||7 × 1,5 × 9 cm|
Miles Kelly Pub (July 15, 2015)