A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Allie Esiri

Allie Esiri

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Ages 9 to 11
07 September 2017
576 pages


A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year.

Reflecting the changing seasons and linking to events on key dates – funny for April Fool's Day, festive for Christmas – these poems are thoughtful, inspiring, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering!

Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, it is bursting at the seams with familiar favourites and exciting new discoveries. T.S.Eliot, John Betjeman, Lewis Carroll, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Carol Ann Duffy, and Kae Tempest.

This warm and soulful book is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to read every day.

If you feel as though your life is lacking a bit of poetry, this is an excellent place to start.
For the whole family but especially eight-plus readers, A Poem for Every Day of the Year... gorgeously presented and intelligently selected.
Not only is it a thing of beauty, it also offers an accessible, informative, bitesize approach to poetry.