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Poems to Live Your Life By

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In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, the multi award winning illustrator, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.

This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings. Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology.

The perfect gift, Poems to Live Your Live By features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection.

A selection of the poems being read by Chris Riddell is available to listen and view here.


Editor & Illustrator: Chris Riddell

Format: Hardback

Size: 16 x 20.4 cm, 208 pages

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781509814374

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