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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 accessible and passionate introduction... read more

John Keats
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Awards:Shortlisted for BPANZ Book Design Awards: Non-Illustrated Book 2009.

Sam Hunt is New Zealand's best-known poet. For almost 40 years he has been writing, reading and performing poetry, touring New Zealand constantly and reading his poems in pubs, theatres, schools and many other venues. No other poet in New Zealand has managed to make... read more

Doubtless: New and Selected Poems
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Poets like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to ask for directions.Alan Bennett's selection of English verse by his favourite poets, accompanied by his own enlivening commentary. In this personal antholo... read more

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin: An Anthology by Alan Bennett
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Collected Poems made publishing history when it first appeared, and has now sold more than two million copies, to an ever-growing readership. This newly expanded edition includes Betjeman's verse autobiography, Summoned by Bells. With a new Introduction by Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion, Collected Poems is the definitive Betjeman companion.

JOHN BETJEMAN : COLLECTED POEMS
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In Backroads, Sam Hunt looks back on the life that has seen him become one of  New Zealand's best-loved poets. For over 40 years he has lived off his wits as a full-time poet, always writing, and tirelessly performing through the length and breadth of New Zealan... read more

Backroads: Charting a Poet's Life
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With an Introduction by Antonia Till. William Wordsworth (1771-1850) is the foremost of the English Romantic poets. He was much influenced by the events of the French Revolution in his youth, and he deliberately broke away from the artificial diction of the Augu... read more

Collected Poems of William Wordsworth
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Although Tennyson (1809-1892) has often been characterised as an austere, bearded patriarch and laureate of the Victorian age, his poems speak clearly to the imagination of the late 20th century. His mastery of rhyme, metre, imagery and mood communicate their dark, ... read more

The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson
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The perfect companion to Kahil Gibran's classic, The Prophet, this elegant volume presents an original selection of works by the popular writer and artist. It consists of the complete texts and drawings of The Madman and The Forerunner, plus twenty additional illustration... read more

Poems, Parables and Drawings
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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 accessible and passionate introdu... read more

William Blake (HB)
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Awards:The CILIP Carnegie Medal Shortlist for 2013

First love, friendship and quiet courage combine in this spare and beautiful story that will leave you sad, happy and wanting more from this fantastic new voice in children's fiction

The Weight of Water
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Series:Poet to Poet S.

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... read more

Gerard Manley Hopkins: Poems Selected by John Stammers
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'I am not a historian. In fact, I wrote this poem in order to teach myself some history. I thought that sorting facts into verse form would concentrate my mind wonderfully. Which it did.' Brought up with the iambic pentameters of Hilaire Belloc's Cautionary Verses ringing i... read more

A Rhyming History of Britain
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