The Oxford Book of Story Poems

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Dragons, castles, and knights; mermaids, witches, and magicians; ships on the high seas, and journeys into mystery. This book of narrative poems for children includes short poems and funny poems, famous poems and new poems, and is full of beautiful illustrations.
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Overview

Dragons, castles, and knights; mermaids, witches, and magicians; ships on the high seas, and journeys into mystery. This book of narrative poems for children includes short poems and funny poems, famous poems and new poems, and is full of beautiful illustrations.
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Editorial Reviews

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"What library, school or family could afford to be without it? This is a stunning anthology."--The Sunday Times

"This satisfying collection of modern and classic poems serves well for private pleasure, read-alouds, and recitation."--Yellow Brick Road

"An excellent source of verses both well-known and unfamiliar.... A marvelous resource."--Library Lane

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780192763440
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Edition description: 2006 Edition
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,490,329
  • Age range: 8 years
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Harrison is a teacher, anthologist, and author who lives in England. Other books for Oxford include Splinters: A Book of Very Short Poems and, as co-editor, The Oxford Treasry of Children's Poems.
Christopher Stuart-Clark is a principal of a school in Hong Kong. He has collaborated with Michael Harrison on other poetry anthologies, including Peace and War and The Oxford Book of Christmas Poems.

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