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  • Published: 31 October 2006
  • ISBN: 9780141321882
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $24.99

Puffin Book Of Modern Children's Verse



The Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse is the definitive collection of modern children’s poetry of our time. Enchanting, funny, exciting and poignant, there is every kind of poem for every kind mood. Discover the very best of children’s poetry from the greats of the poetry world including, Allan Ahlberg, W. H. Auden, Charles Causley, Roald Dahl, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Ted Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Philip Larkin, Laurie Lee, Roger McGough, Spike Milligan, A. A. Milne, Wilfred Owen, Brian Patten, Sylvia Plath, Michael Rosen, Ian Serrallier, W.B. Yeats, Benjamin Zephaniah and many, many more!%%%The Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse is the definitive collection of modern children’s poetry of our time. Enchanting, funny, exciting and poignant, there is every kind of poem for every kind mood.

Discover the very best of children’s poetry from the greats of the poetry world including, Allan Ahlberg, W. H. Auden, Charles Causley, Roald Dahl, T. S. Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Ted Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Philip Larkin, Laurie Lee, Roger McGough, Spike Milligan, A. A. Milne, Wilfred Owen, Brian Patten, Sylvia Plath, Michael Rosen, Ian Serrallier, W.B. Yeats, Benjamin Zephaniah and many, many more!

  • Published: 31 October 2006
  • ISBN: 9780141321882
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $24.99

About the author

Brian Patten

Brian Patten is one of the most accessible and popular poets working today. He is the author of the all-time cult classics Gargling With Jelly and Juggling With Gerbils. He is also the editor of the acclaimed The Puffin Book of Utterly Brilliant Poetry and The Puffin Book of Modern Children's Verse.

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