A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Allie Esiri

Illustrated by Zanna Goldhawk
Ages 9-12
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01 November 2018
9781509886302
667 minutes
Damian Lynch
Helena Bonham Carter
Peter Forbes
Simon Russell Beale
Synopsis

This wonderful CD audiobook of 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, making it the perfect gift for poetry lovers of all ages.

Presented on twelve CDs, one for every month of the year, in a gift box. The collection is read by Helena Bonham Carter and Simon Russell Beale, with introductions read by Allie Esiri and contributions from Damian Lynch and Peter Forbes. Reflecting the changing seasons and linking to events on key dates – funny for April Fool's Day, festive for Christmas – these poems are thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, informative, quiet, loud, small, epic, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering!

Perfect for listening to 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 audiobook is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to hear every day.