The Barefoot Book of Classic Poems by Jackie Morris

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The 74 poems in this exquisite collection trace our journey through life from birth to old age. Along the way, the works of some of the finest poets in the English language celebrate all kinds of human experience: the wide-eyed wonder and adventure of childhood, the magnificence of the natural world and the animal kingdom, the mystery of love and the tragedy of war. Each page is superbly illustrated by Jackie Morris, making it a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

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Morris has illustrated many children's books.
Published September 9, 2006 by Barefoot Books Ltd. 128 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Morris arranges her choices in, by and large, organic order, opening with Kathleen Raines’ mesmerizing “Spell of Creation,” closing with Tennyson’s “Poet’s Song,” and in between, letting Blake, Shakespeare and Byron, Poe and Elizabeth Barrett Browning rub shoulders with the likes of Eleanor Farje...

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