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A Poem for Every Day of the Year201
A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year. Reflecting the changing seasons and linking to events on key dates - funny for April Fool's Day, festive for Christmas - these poems are thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, informative, quiet, loud, small, epic, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering! Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, it is bursting at the seams with familiar favourites and exciting new discoveries. T.S.Eliot, John Betjeman, Lewis Carroll, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Carol Ann Duffy, and Kae Tempest. This warm and soulful book is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to read every day.
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A Poem for Every Day does exactly what this sort of book should do and rallies the old crowd-pleasers (Housman, Kipling and Hardy make multiple appearances), then makes occasional dashes off the beaten path to take in things such as Imtiaz Dharker's lovely poem Crab-Apples and even one poem by that gruff bastion of inaccessibility Geoffrey Hill (Ode on the Loss of the Titanic). If you feel as though your life is lacking a bit of poetry, this is an excellent place to start. * Best Poetry Books of 2017, The Times * For the whole family but especially eight-plus readers, A Poem for Every Day of the Year... gorgeously presented and intelligently selected. * New Statesman * Not only is it a thing of beauty, it also offers an accessible, informative, bitesize approach to poetry. * Daily Mail * Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family. * Guardian * Allie Esiri's A Poem for Every Day of the Year has 366 great poems, whether a funny one for April Fool's Day, a festive one for Christmas or a moving one for World Refugee Day. It also teaches you about important events through the year. * The Week Junior * If you haven't picked up a volume of poetry since school, this is the perfect place to start. * The Pool * [A] splendid new compendium... There is material for all ages. * The Herald * These poems are funny, thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, informative, quiet, loud, small, epic, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering!... It will prove a valuable resource for teachers, and a comprehensive anthology for home libraries. * Parents in Touch * Bursting with inspiration and an accessible way to introduce a bit of poetry into your child's everyday life. -- Sarah Dawson * The Independent *
Allie Esiri, described in a Tatler profile as 'a poetry powerhouse', is a former English stage, film, and television actress, now a writer. Her iF Poems app was launched to great acclaim in November 2011 and was the Apple Editors' Choice All Time Favourite app. iF: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility was published in 2012 and The Love Book in 2014. Her collection A Poem for Every Night of the Year was a phenomenal success with rave reviews and her follow-up collection A Poem for Every Day of the Year is just as thoughtful and inspiring. Allie also organizes and hosts live poetry events and is on the advisory board for the Cheltenham Festival. A thousand people attended her event at the National Theatre! Zanna Goldhawk creates her illustrations from her seaside cottage in Cornwall. She takes huge inspiration from nature and animals, and has a mild obsession with colour and pattern (and coffee). Zanna studied illustration at the University of Gloucestershire, where she started her illustrated gifts and stationery business Papio Press with her husband. Now she splits her time between designing beautiful products and illustrating gorgeous books.
Introduction - i: Introduction Unit - 1: January Chapter - 1: Promise - Jackie Kay Chapter - 2: Infant Joy - William Blake Chapter - 3: Poem for a New Year - Matt Goodfellow Chapter - 4: Lines Written by a Bear of Very Little Brain - A. A. Milne Chapter - 5: from Twelfth Night - William Shakespeare Chapter - 6: The Three Kings - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Chapter - 7: Dawn - Ella Wheeler Wilcox Chapter - 8: Life - Charlotte Bronte Chapter - 9: The Pulley - George Herbert Chapter - 10: Letter to N. Y. - Elizabeth Bishop Chapter - 11: Dust of Snow - Robert Frost Chapter - 12: Occasional Poem - Jacqueline Woodson Chapter - 13: The Midnight Skaters - Roger McGough Chapter - 14: To Science - Edgar Allan Poe Chapter - 15: from I Have a Dream - Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapter - 16: The Burial of Sir John Moore - Charles Wolfe Chapter - 17: from Elegy on Captain Cook - Anna Seward Chapter - 18: January - William Carlos Williams Chapter - 19: I'll Tell You How the Sun Rose - Emily Dickinson Chapter - 20: Days - Philip Larkin Chapter - 21: A Colossal Glossary - Paul Muldoon Chapter - 22: Human Family - Maya Angelou Chapter - 23: The Distance - Eleanor Farjeon Chapter - 24: Friendship - Cole Porter Chapter - 25: To a Mouse - Robert Burns Chapter - 26: Ballad of the Totems - Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker) Chapter - 27: First They Came for the Jews - Martin Niemoeller Chapter - 28: Yonder See the Morning Blink - A. E. Housman Chapter - 29: from Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare Chapter - 30: Rain - Spike Milligan Chapter - 31: Peas - Anon. Unit - 2: February Chapter - 1: Days - Tony Mitton Chapter - 2: from February - John Clare Chapter - 3: A Giant Firefly - Kobayashi Issa Chapter - 4: All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter - J. R. R. Tolkien Chapter - 5: Spellbound - Emily Bronte Chapter - 6: A Riddle - Jonathan Swift Chapter - 7: A Winter Bluejay - Sara Teasdale Chapter - 8: An Unusual Cat-Poem - Wendy Cope Chapter - 9: It Was Long Ago - Eleanor Farjeon Chapter - 10: Colouring In - Jan Dean Chapter - 11: The Missile - Michael Leunig Chapter - 12: Lift Every Voice and Sing - James Weldon Johnson Chapter - 13: Shrove Tuesday - Celia Warren Chapter - 14: Valentine - Wendy Cope Chapter - 15: All You Need Is Love - John Lennon and Paul McCartney Chapter - 16: Lettuce Marry - Anon. Chapter - 17: It's No Use - Sappho Chapter - 18: from The Great Lover - Rupert Brooke Chapter - 19: Rainbow - John Agard Chapter - 20: A Summing Up - Charles Mackay Chapter - 21: I Saw a Peacock with a Fiery Tail - Anon. Chapter - 22: The Little Mute Boy - Federico Garcia Lorca Chapter - 23: There Is No Frigate Like a Book - Emily Dickinson Chapter - 24: She Was Poor, But She Was Honest - Billy Bennett Chapter - 25: First Sight - Philip Larkin Chapter - 26: The Poetry Grand National - Roger Stevens Chapter - 27: Love's Philosophy - Percy Bysshe Shelley Chapter - 28: In Tenebris - Ford Madox Ford Chapter - 29: My Heart Leaps Up - William Wordsworth Unit - 3: March Chapter - 1: from Under Milk Wood - Dylan Thomas Chapter - 2: The Bright Field - R. S. Thomas Chapter - 3: Extinct - Mandy Coe Chapter - 4: Holi - Chrissie Gittins Chapter - 5: The River in March - Ted Hughes Chapter - 6: Young Lambs - John Clare Chapter - 7: To My Sister - William Wordsworth Chapter - 8: Warning - Jenny Joseph Chapter - 9: The Battle of the Sexes - Liz Brownlee Chapter - 10: Remember - Christina Rossetti Chapter - 11: Mothering Sunday - George Hare Leonard Chapter - 12: Human Affection - Stevie Smith Chapter - 13: Here Comes the Sun - George Harrison Chapter - 14: Green Rain - Mary Webb Chapter - 15: To Daffodils - Robert Herrick Chapter - 16: Go and Catch a Falling Star - John Donne Chapter - 17: Ich Am of Irlaunde - Anon. Chapter - 18: Meeting at Night - Robert Browning Chapter - 19: Historical Associations - Robert Louis Stevenson Chapter - 20: A Morning Song - Eleanor Farjeon Chapter - 21: Spring - Christina Rossetti Chapter - 22: Spring - William Blake Chapter - 23: Sonnet 98 - Wi