The death of a loved one is one of the hardest things that most people have to deal with. Selecting a reading that commemorates or reminds you of that special person can be very difficult and finding it easily can be even harder. "Poems and Readings for ... read more

Poems and Readings for Funerals and Memorials
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Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the "seven ages" of a human life, this new anthology brings together the best-loved poems in English to inspire, comfort and delight readers for a lifetime. Beginning with babies, the book is divided into sections on childho... read more

Penguin's Poems for Life
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 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Non-Illustrated Book 2015 and PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2015.

A must-have poetry companion for all lovers of New Zealand poetry New Zealanders adore poetry, and this expertly selected and handsomely packaged collection of over 150 poems published since the 1950s shows exactly why: New Zealand poetry is, by turns, distinctive, affecting, joyous, revealing, moving... read more

Essential New Zealand Poems: Facing the Empty Page
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It's been 30 years since Dame Fiona Kidman's first book of poems was published, and now she is back with another, perfectly timed for her 70th birthday in March 2010. There has been renewed interest in her poetry since the recent publication of her me... read more

Where Your Left Hand Rests: A collection of poems
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Reading Level:very good

In this new collection Glenn uses hands-on language and humour to explain poetry to his builder father ('a man of few words') - and anyone else not yet captivated with the magic of words.

An Explanation of Poetry to My Father
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Reading Level:Near Fine
Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2010.

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Vela, so red and ugly at birth they called him the Cooked; Vela the lonely admirer of pigs and the connoisseur of feet; Vela the lover of song maker Mulialofa the Boneman. Follow him down through the centuries on his travels, en... read more

The Adventures of Vela
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An attractive and accessible poetry collection from talented NZ writer Sarah Quigley. Exploring love, Germany (where she had a writing fellowship) and the life of a writer, these works show her gentle reflective wit and a nice sense of a poem

Love in a Bookstore or Your Money Back
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Carol Ann Duffy, the Poet Laureate, has chosen her favourite poems for children for this stunning collection of classic and modern verse, exquisitely illustrated by multi-award-winning illustrator Emily Gravett.

A Laureate's Choice - 101 Poems for Children Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy
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Awards:Shortlisted for Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust Book Award 2008.

In this unique and beautifully designed book, Jane Pujjis draws on the healing power of words to create a volume of remedies for those seeking inspiration and solace. More than poems, these word remedies work on the notion of emotional healing t... read more

Follow Yourself Home: Word Remedies to Heal and Inspire
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New Zealanders are lovers of gardens and poetry and this beautiful volume brings these two passions together, in a treasury of 88 moving and arresting poems, chosen by respected anthologist and poet Harvey McQueen and accompanied by outst... read more

The Earth's Deep Breathing : Garden Poems by New Zealand poets
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Reading Level:8-10

T. S. Eliot's collection of cat poems, written originally to amuse his godchildren and friends, has become one of the all-time favourites of children's literature. Suitable for all ages, the poems continue to delight and were the inspiration for Andrew Lloyd Webb... read more

Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats
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In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their own work as well as providing an accessibl... read more

John Clare : Poems Selected by Paul Farley
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