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A Shame to Miss 2

A Shame to Miss 2

(2002)
A collection of poems by

 
Aimed at junior readers, this collection offers a diverse mixture of familiar and classic poetry chosen by Anne Fine: from W.H. Auden, A.E. Housman, Christina Rossetti, Wordsworth and other poets. Also included are poems from the late 20th century like Stevie Smith's "Not Waving but Drowning" or Ted Hughes "Full Moon and Little Frieda". Poets from Afro-Caribbean backgrounds like John Agard and Grace Nichols are also featured, alongside several other poets from non-European cultures. A collection of over 70 poems, the book also contains tips from Anne Fine to help children understand the poems.

 
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Paperback Editions

October 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: A Shame To Miss Poetry Collection 2
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-552-56699-3 / 978-0-552-56699-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: A Shame to Miss: 2 (Selected by the 2001-3 Children's Laureate) (Ideal poems for middle readers): Collection 2
Author(s): Anne Fine
ISBN: 0-552-54868-5 / 978-0-552-54868-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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