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The Oxford book of story poems

Author: Michael Harrison; Christopher Stuart-Clark
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrative poems for children feature modern and traditional poets.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Harrison; Christopher Stuart-Clark
ISBN: 019276103X 9780192761033 0192760874 9780192760876
OCLC Number: 36423238
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 175 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Fairy story / Stevie Smith --
Meet-on-the-road / Anon. --
The listeners / Walter de la Mare --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
The malfeasance / Alan Bold --
What has happened to Lulu? / Charles Causley --
Le Belle Dame Sans Merci / John Keats --
Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe --
As Lucy went a-walking / Walter de la Mare --
The hairy toe / Traditional --
Life story / Anon. --
Storytime / Judith Nicholls --
Jim who ran away from his nurse, and was eaten by a lion / Hilaire Belloc --
What happened to Miss Frugle / Brian Patten --
Ballad / Gerda Mayer --
After ever happily / Ian Serraillier --
Three wise old women / Elizabeth T. Corbett --
The old woman and the sandwiches / Libby Houston --
The nose / Iain Crichton Smith --
The walrus and the carpenter / Lewis Carroll --
One winter night in August / X.J. Kennedy --
Here is the news / Michael Rosen --
Welsh incident / Robert Graves --
Journey / Judith Nicholls --
A speck speaks / Adrian Mitchell --
The forsaken merman / Matthew Arnold --
The inchcape rock / Robert Southey --
Mary Celeste / Judith Nicholls --
Sir Patrick Spens / Anon. --
The Pied Piper of Hamelin / Robert Browning --
P.C. Plod versus the Dale St Dogstrangler / Roger McGough --
Uncle Alfred's long jump / Gareth Owen --
Mr. Tom Narrow / James Reeves --
Bishop Hatto / Robert Southey --
Count carrots / Gerda Mayer. The Lady of Shalott / Lord Tennyson --
The apple-tree man / Charles Causley --
Lost / James Godden --
The sad story of a little boy that cried / Anon. --
Annabell and the witches / Mick Gowar --
By St. Thomas Water / Charles Causley --
Good taste / Christopher Logue --
Humpty Dumpty's recitation / Lewis Carroll --
The owl and the pussy-cat / Edward Lear --
Jonah and the whale / Gareth Owen --
The Jackdaw of Rheims / Richard Harris Barham --
The complacent tortoise / Brian Patten --
The little turtle / Vachel Lindsey --
Merlin and the snake's egg / Leslie Norris --
The unicorn / E.V. Rieu --
Combinations / Mary Ann Hoberman --
The centipede / Anon. --
The ambitious ant / Amos R. Wells --
The lion and the echo / Brian Patten --
The crunch / Gerda Mayer --
Noah's Ark / Roger McGough --
The pelican chorus / Edward Lear --
The huntsman / Edward Lowbury --
Childe Maurice / Traditional --
Excelsior / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
A legend of the Northland / Phoebe Cary --
The story of Canobie Dick / Libby Houston --
How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix / Robert Browning --
The highwayman / Alfred Noyes --
The man in the moon stayed up too late / J.R.R. Tolkien --
Switch on the night / Ray Bradbury.
Responsibility: [compiled by Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark].
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Dragons, castles and knights; mermaids, witches and magicians; ships on the high seas and journeys into mystery. This highly illustrated anthology of narrative poems for young children includes short  Read more...

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"An excellent source of verses both well-known and unfamiliar.... A marvelous resource."--Library Lane"Oxford poetry anthologies are the best, and those by Michael Harrison and Chris Stuart-Clark Read more...

 
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