Author(s): Allie Esiri; Zanna Goldhawk (Illustrator)
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. These poems are funny, 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 Kate Tempest.This soul-enhancing book will keep you company for every day of your life.
An inspiring anthology to keep you company for every day of your life
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 *
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 *
[A] splendid new compendium... There is material for all ages. * The Herald *
Allie is a former English stage, film, and television actress, now a writer. Her latest collection A Poem for Every Night of the Year has been a phenomenal success with rave reviews publications as wide-ranging as the Observer, the New Statesman, Tatler, You magazine, Books for Keeps and Primary Times. Allie also organizes and hosts live poetry events and is on the advisory board for the Cheltenham Festival. A thousand people attended her most recent event at the National Theatre!