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Swings And Shadows
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  • Published: 30 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446478837
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208
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Swings And Shadows




This wonderfully rich collection of poems chosen by Anne Harvey celebrates all aspects of childhood

Anne Harvey traces the patterns of the early years through such varied themes as toys, night-time, theatre and school. The book reflects many moods and emotions so that every reader will find something to their taste and discover the new and excitingly familiar as well as the classic half-remembered favourite.This outstanding collection includes work by renowned poets such as William Blake, Charles Causley, Percy Shelley, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman, Roger McGough and William Wordsworth, that will delight everyone from nine to ninety.

  • Pub date: 30 June 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446478837
  • Imprint: RHCP Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the Author

Anne Harvey

Anne Harvey is a broadcaster and poetry and literary anthologist. She lives in Ealing and has two children and two grand children.

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Praise for Swings And Shadows

“An excellent anthology”

Anne Fine

“As a child I would rather have been starved of food than poetry. Swings and Shadows is an excellent anthology”

Anne Fine


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