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  • Published: 30 June 1997
  • ISBN: 9780563387824
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

The Nation's Favourite: Poems


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An anthology of inspirational, poignant and humorous poems, both old and new, as voted for by the British public

In a nationwide poll to discover Britain's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's 'If...' was voted number one. This unique anthology brings together the results of the poll in a collection of the nation's 100 best loved poems. Among the selection are popular classics such as Tennyson's 'The Lady of Shallott' and Wordsworth's 'The Daffodils' alongside contemporary poetry such as Allan Ahlberg's 'Please Mrs Butler' and Jenny Joseph's 'Warning'. Also included is the poignant 'Do not Stand at my Grave and Weep'.

  • Pub date: 30 June 1997
  • ISBN: 9780563387824
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

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