The Big Amazing Poetry Book


The Big Amazing Poetry Book - Hardback is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.

Enjoy 52 weeks of poetry from 52 fantastic poets in this illustrated hardcover gift book.

Illustrated by the award-winning Chris Riddell and introduced by Roger McGough, The Big Amazing Poetry Book is a brilliant introduction to poetry for children. This warm, funny collection celebrates poetry in all its different forms, from ballads, riddles, and tongue-twisters to shape poems, haikus, sonnets, and raps.

Each section contains the poet's biography as well as seven poems showcasing their work, with line artwork on every page. With poems on a wide variety of subjects, such as seasons, festivals, animals, birds, love, war, food, fish and much more, there is something for every reader.

This collection contains poetry from: John Agard, Ruth Awolola, Gerard Benson, James Berry, Clare Bevan, Brian Bilston, Valerie Bloom, Liz Brownlee, Steven Camden, Lewis Carroll, James Carter, Charles Causley, Mandy Coe, Joseph Coelho, Dom Conlon, Paul Cookson, Pie Corbett, Shauna Darling Robertson, Jan Dean, Peter Dixon, Julia Donaldson, Carol Ann Duffy, Eleanor Farjeon, John Foster, Nikita Gill, Chrissie Gittins, Martin Glynn, Matt Goodfellow, Sue Hardy-Dawson, David Harmer, A. F. Harrold, Jenny Joseph, Jackie Kay, Ian McMillan, Wes Magee, Roger McGough, Michaela Morgan, Brian Moses, Laura Mucha, Grace Nichols, David Orme, Gareth Owen, Brian Patten, Rachel Piercey, John Rice, Coral Rumble, Roger Stevens, Nick Toczek, Kate Wakeling, Zaro Weil, Colin West and Kit Wright.