This collection brings together the more than 250 children's poems Ted Hughes wrote throughout his career. They are arranged by volume, beginning with those published for younger readers and progressing to more complex and sophisticated poems that he felt were written "within hearing" of children. Throughout, Hughes reveals his instinctive grasp of a child's insatiable wonderment and sense of humor as well as his own instinctive and illuminating perspective on people and other creatures of the natural world.
With drawings that capture the wit, range, and richness of these poems, acclaimed illustrator Raymond Briggs helps make this a book any reader can return to again and again for amusement, inspiration, and reassurance.
About the Author :
Ted Hughes has contributed to Collected Poems for Children as an author.
Ted Hughes was the Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998. He published many children's books, including My Brother Bert, How the Whale Became, and Collected Poems for Children.
Raymond Briggs has contributed to Collected Poems for Children as an author. International bestselling cartoonist/illustrator Raymond Briggs has been writing and drawing children's books and graphic novels for more than forty years, including his best-loved books "Father Christmas "and "The Snowman," An early pioneer of literary graphic novels with his brilliant satire on nuclear war, "When the Wind Blo"ws (1982), he is also well known in North America for his poignant depiction of the lives of his parents in "Ethel & Ernest,"
|Title:||Collected Poems for Children||Publisher:||Farrar Straus Giroux|
|Author:||Ted Hughes, Raymond Briggs|
|No. of Pages:||259|
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