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Poetry By Heart
Poetry By Heart Anon
Poetry moves us when we read it but when we say or hear the words aloud it can be spellbinding. From Geoffrey Chaucer to Emily Dickinson, Emily Bronte to Benjamin Zephaniah, the poems included in this treasury have been chosen because they delight the ear as much as they do the mind.
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Oroonoko Aphra Behn
Written by spy, traveller and pioneering female writer Aphra Benn, this story of an African prince sold into slavery is considered one of the earliest English novels.
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This Is a Circle
This Is a Circle Chrissie Krebs
A 'name the object' book that gets completely out of hand and is all the more fun for it
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Classic Australian Poems
Classic Australian Poems Christopher Cheng
Poems you can’t live without from Australia’s literary treasure chest!
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Love That Moves The Sun And Other Stars
Love That Moves The Sun And Other Stars Dante Dante, Dante Alighieri
Heavenly verse evoking dancing souls and blinding flares from Paradiso - the blazing finale to Dante's Italian masterpiece The Divine Comedy.
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Kalevala Elias Lonnrot
Discover the great Finnish epic on the 100th anniversary of the birth of the country of Finland.
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My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun
My Life Had Stood A Loaded Gun Emily Dickinson
Electrifying poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity from a reclusive genius and one of America's greatest writers.
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The Iliad
The Iliad Homer Homer
READ THE STORY BEHIND THE NEW BBC/NETFLIX EPIC SERIES, TROY: FALL OF A CITY A stunning new translation of Homer's great war epic, the legendary tale of honour, love, loss and revenge during the fall of the city of Troy.
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The Odyssey
The Odyssey Homer Homer, Homer
The epic tale of Odysseus and his ten-year journey home after the Trojan War forms one of the earliest and greatest works of Western literature.
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Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred
Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred James Goss, Russell T Davies
The first ever volume of Doctor Who verse, illustrated by Russell T. Davies.
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James Joyce: Poems
James Joyce: Poems James Joyce
A beautiful Pocket Poet hardcover edition of the major poems James Joyce published in his lifetime, along with his only play, Exiles. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS
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How Big is Too Small?
How Big is Too Small? Jane Godwin, Andrew Joyner
From these award-winning creators comes a delightful, rollicking story that explores big and small in a whole new way.
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All Through the Year
All Through the Year Jane Godwin, Anna Walker
A personal almanac of a little girl and her family that opens a window onto each month of her year. Superb, wistful illustrations and beautiful rhyming text that will take us all back to our childhoods.
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Robert Frost A Life Jay Parini
The definitive biography of one of the world's favourite poets: 'The Road Not Taken' is one of the most quoted - and most inspirational - poems of the twentieth century.
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Trivia John Gay
This joyful poetic satire describes wig thieves, chamberpots, prostitutes and other hazards to be avoided on the teeming streets of eighteenth-century London.
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Love Poems for Married People
Love Poems for Married People John Kenney
Hilarious poems that get to the heart of how people really feel once the sparkle of married life has faded just a little.
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Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained
Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained John Milton
‘Paradise Lost was the first literary work in English written on a planetary scale... In sublimity and magnitude, it comes closer than anything in our language to the swollen red sun sinking in a tropical sea…’ Guardian
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O Frabjous Day!
O Frabjous Day! Lewis Carroll
Conjuring wily walruses, dancing lobsters, a Jabberwock and a Bandersnatch, Carroll's fantastical verse gave new words to the English language.
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The Cat in the Treble Clef
The Cat in the Treble Clef Louis de Bernieres
The third collection of poems from bestselling author Louis de Bernières
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Of Love and Desire
Of Love and Desire Louis de Bernieres, Donald Sammut
A beautiful gift book of poems on the subjects of love and desire by one of the UKs best-loved writers, author of Captain Corellis Mandolin.
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A Country to Call Home: An anthology on the experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers
A Country to Call Home: An anthology on the experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers Lucy Popescu
Published to coincide with Refugee Week 2018, an anthology featuring work by Michael Morpurgo, Kit de Waal, Simon Armitage, Chris Riddell and more, focusing on the experiences of young refugees and asylum seekers
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