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Oxford Book of Poetry for Children

(1963)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Inspire young children to move from nursery rhymes to serious (but not solemn!) verse with this burgeoning collection that includes poems by Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Shakespeare, and many others. The illustrations reflect the vitality of the verses. Edward Blishen, who compiled the anthology, was a teacher for 15 years, and the volume has been spectacularly illustrated by Brian Wildsmith.

    

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Used availability for Edward Blishen's Oxford Book of Poetry for Children

Hardback Editions

October 1999 : USA Hardback

Title: Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Author(s): Edward Blishen
ISBN: 0-613-12948-2 / 978-0-613-12948-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bt Bound
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December 1963 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Author(s): Brian Wildsmith
ISBN: 0-19-276031-9 / 978-0-19-276031-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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June 1963 : USA Hardback
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Title: Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Author(s): Brian Wildsmith
ISBN: 0-531-01537-8 / 978-0-531-01537-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Franklin Watts
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Paperback Editions

August 1985 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Oxford Book of Poetry for Children
Author(s): Brian Wildsmith
ISBN: 0-19-276058-0 / 978-0-19-276058-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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May 1984 : USA Paperback
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Title: Oxford book of poetry for children
Author(s): Edward Blishen
ISBN: 0-911745-34-3 / 978-0-911745-34-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Distributed in the USA by Harper & Row
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