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The young Oxford book of Christmas poems

Author: Michael Harrison; Christopher Stuart-Clark
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collections of poems celebrates the magic and wonder of Christmas, from bells and angels to trees and Santa Claus, and features selections from British and American poets old and new.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Poetry
Christmas poetry
Collections
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Harrison; Christopher Stuart-Clark
ISBN: 0192762478 9780192762474 0192762524 9780192762528
OCLC Number: 45338819
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Advent : a carol / Patric Dickinson --
Advent 1955 / John Betjeman --
Season's greetings / Carol Shields --
Pilot / Richard Edwards --
The coming of the cold / Theodore Roethke --
Somewhere around Christmas / John Smith --
Christmas landscape / Laurie Lee --
Sir Winter / Jean Kenward --
Christmas at Four Winds Farm / Maureen Haselhurst --
little tree / E.E. Cummings --
The Christmas tree / C. Day Lewis --
Christmas light / May Sarton --
The Christmas life / Wendy Cope --
The Christmas burglar / Jackie Kay --
Christmas at sea / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Hill Christmas / R.S. Thomas --
December / John Clare --
A Christmas childhood / Patrick Kavanagh --
Christmas / George Herbert --
Advice from Poor Robin's Almanack / Anon. --
A Christmas poem / Wendy Cope --
Carol / John Whitworth --
Christmas in the doghouse / John Hegley --
Winter festival / Julie O'Callaghan --
Real life Christmas card / Norman MacCaig --
Carol / R.S. Thomas. Carol / Kenneth Grahame --
Under the mistletoe / Countee Cullen --
Mistletoe / Walter de la Mare --
Planting mistletoe / Ruth Pitter --
The mistletoe bough / Thomas Haynes Bayly --
Open house / Anon. --
December / John Heath-Stubbs --
Christmas market / Mike Harding --
Christmas shopping / Louis MacNeice --
Moonless darkness stands between / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Joseph / U.A. Fanthorpe --
In the town / Anon. --
The thorn / Helen Dunmore --
Sailor's carol / Charles Causley --
Carol for the last Christmas Eve / Norman Nicholson --
Christmas Eve at sea / John Masefield --
The eve of Christmas / James Kirkup --
December music / Winfield Townley Scott --
How to paint a perfect Christmas / Miroslav Holub --
All the days of Christmas / Phyllis McGinley --
Merry Christmas / Leigh Hunt --
Christmas Eve / Patricia Beer --
Christmas in envelopes / U.A. Fanthorpe --
Christmas card / Ted Hughes --
Santa's new idea / Anon. --
The waiting game / John Mole --
Reindeer report / U.A. Fanthorpe --
Sandy's letter to Santa Claus / Irene Rawnsley --
Christmas secrets / Aileen Fisher --
Christmas triolet / Wendy Cope. The mouse and the Xmas tree / Matthew Sweeney --
Christmas bells / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Christmas bells / John Mole --
Christmas / John Betjeman --
The lodging / George Mackay Brown --
Day in darkness / Richard Crashaw --
The ox-and-the-ass's story / Elma Mitchell --
What the donkey saw / U.A. Fanthorpe --
The angels for the nativity of our Lord / William Drummond --
Christmas Day / Andrew Young --
Shepherd boy / Pamela Holmes --
The other shepherd / John Mole --
Shepherd / Peter Howard --
Shepherds' carol / Norman Nicholson --
BC : AD / U.A. Fanthorpe --
Kings came riding / Charles Williams --
Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot --
The adoration of the magi / Christopher Pilling --
They came to an inn / George Mackay Brown --
The Jesus room / Christopher Woodland --
The Christmas star / John Corben --
The crib / Robert Finch --
Christmas traffic / U.A. Fanthorpe --
Christmas caves / Helen Dunmore --
Now thrice welcome Christmas! / George Wither --
Around the glowing hearth / John Clare --
Christmas / Diana Hendry --
Truce / Paul Muldoon --
The silent knight / Matthew Sweeney --
Ghost story / Dylan Thomas. The animals' carol / Charles Causley --
Foxes / Frieda Hughes --
Minstrel's song / Ted Hughes --
A cradle song / William Blake --
Carol / Norman Nicholson --
Nativitie / John Donne --
A Christmas carol / G.K. Chesterton --
The wicked fairy at the manger / U.A. Fanthorpe --
I saw a stable / Mary Elizabeth Coleridge --
That the great angell-blinding light / Richard Crashaw --
Christmas Day / Brian Moses --
Meditation on the Nativity / Elizabeth Jennings --
Turkeys observed / Seamus Heaney --
Talking turkeys!! / Benjamin Zephaniah --
Table manners in 1476 / John Lydgate --
Christmas Day / Roy Fuller --
Under the tree / John Mole --
from Christmas in Africa / Jeni Couzyn --
Afterthought / Elizabeth Jennings --
St Stephen's Day / Patric Dickinson --
Well, so that is that / W.H. Auden --
The Christmas tree / John Walsh --
Balloons / Sylvia Plath --
Joseph and Jesus / Robert Graves --
After Christmas / Michael Hamburger --
Never again / Harri Webb --
Innocent's song / Charles Causley --
A ballad of Christmas / Walter de la Mare --
For Rachel : Christmas 1965 / Adrian Mitchell --
Whatever next? / Anthony Stuart. The day after the day after Boxing Day / Paul Cookson --
Adrian Henri's talking after Christmas blues / Adrian Henri --
Nothingmas Day / Adrian Mitchell --
The old year / John Clare --
Folding and unfolding / Michael Richards --
The New Year / Anon. --
New Year resolutions / June Crebbin --
New Year song / Ted Hughes --
Epiphany poem / George Mackay Brown --
Ceremony upon Candlemas Eve / Robert Herrick --
At Candlemas / Charles Causley --
Behold I stand / Gerard Kelly --
The gate of the year / M. Louise Haskins --
Snowdrops / George MacBeth.
Other Titles: Christmas poems
Responsibility: [compiled by] Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark.
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Presents a collection of poems for older children at Christmas. Starting with the Advent season in the cold of winter, this book goes through the joys and mysteries of Christmas. The poets include  Read more...

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