A young reader' anthology of moon poems to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Popular American writers of poetry for children are represented, including Eric Ode, Cynthia Grady, BJ Lee and Robert Schechter. 20 new poems about the moon from well-known and up-and-coming poets are combined with 20 classic poems with a moon theme. The classics include poems Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) and Amy Lowell (1874-1925) and the traditional American children's rhyme 'The Man in the Moon' is of course also to be found here! This is an inspirational and beautifully illustrated anthology that will spark children's imaginations and celebrate our solar system in the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing in July 1969.
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|Edition description:||First edition|
|Product dimensions:||5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Roger Stevens has been writing for children for 25 years. In that time he has had nearly 40 books published, including A Million Brilliant Poems (Part One), which was shortlisted for the CLiPPA award, and The Waggiest Tails: poems written by dogs (Otter-Barry Books). When not writing, he visits schools, libraries and festivals performing his work and running workshops for young people and teachers. He has always been fascinated by outer space and is old enough to remember the excitement of seeing men land on the moon for the first time. He spends his time between the Loire, in France, and Brighton, East Sussex.