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Poems United: A Commonwealth Anthology
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Poems United: A Commonwealth Anthology (Paperback)


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Come on a safari of the imagination with this unique, beautifully presented collection of poems from all over the Commonwealth, from tiny islands of the Caribbean to the vast continents of Australia and India.This anthology for young people aged ten to fourteen reflects the many different peoples, landscapes, climates, songs and languages of the Commonwealth, in poems from unknown authors (including children), anonymous writers and famous authors - Seamus Heaney, Derek Walcott - one from each Commonwealth country.There is a fascinating selection of facts and figures on each country. Did you know that Malaysia has the world's only revolving monarchy? Or that Tuvalu in the Pacific Ocean has the smallest number of inhabitants (excluding the Vatican City) amongst independent nations?Each section is introduced with richly coloured maps. It is published in association with the Scottish Poetry Library, this will be a great classroom resource (backed up by information on the Scottish Poetry Library website) but also a compilation that poetry lovers of all ages will enjoy.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry anthologies by various poets Publisher: Black and White Publishing Publication Date: 20/03/2007 ISBN-13: 9781845021405  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The editors are well-known children's author Diana Hendry, whose most recent books include her children's poetry collection No Homework Tomorrow and her novel You Can't Kiss It Better, and Hamish Whyte, poet and bestselling anthologist of Glasgow poetry.

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