Poems to Live Your Life By : A Gorgeous Illustrated Collection



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Author: Riddell, Chris, Riddell, Chris

Anthologies (Children's / Teenage)

Published on 20 September 2018 by PAN MACMILLAN (Macmillan Children's Books) in the United Kingdom.

Hardback | 208 pages
204 x 160 | 312g

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, former Children's Laureate and political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between - accompanied by his original drawings. This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology. This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create a truly enriching, wonderful collection.