ERIC Number: ED399561
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Oxford Treasury of Classic Poems.
Harrison, Michael, Ed.; Stuart-Clark, Christopher, Ed.
This book contains over 90 classic poems for children. The collection of poems includes nonsense verse by Lear and Carroll, story poems by Tennyson and Keats, and humorous poems by Belloc and Betjeman. The collection also includes poems by modern poets, such as Charles Causley, Ted Hughes, John Agard, Roger McGough, and Stevie Smith. The collection contains illustrations in both black and white and in color by a wide variety of artists, with each artist bringing his or her own interpretation to the poems. An index of titles and first lines is provided, as well as an index of authors and illustrators. (NKA)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Classics (Literature), Elementary Education, Language Rhythm, Literary Genres, Poetry, Reading Aloud to Others
Oxford University Press, 198 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016 ($25).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A