Chris Riddell

Poems to Live Your Life By

2018 (Copyright)

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Author Chris Riddell
Selected by Chris Riddell
Illustrator Chris Riddell
Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Copyright Holder (Selection) Chris Riddell
Copyright Holder (Illustrations) Chris Riddell
Printed and Bound by CPI Group (UK) Ltd
Contributing Writer William Shakespeare
Contributing Writer George Gordon, Lord Byron*
Contributing Writer Robert Frost
Contributing Writer Olive Runner
Contributing Writer Edward Thomas
Contributing Writer John Masefield
Contributing Writer Brian Patten
Contributing Writer Chris Riddell
Contributing Writer Kate Tempest
Contributing Writer Simon Armitage
Contributing Writer Phoebe Bridgers
Contributing Writer Cecil Day Lewis*
Contributing Writer Penelope Shuttle
Contributing Writer Seamus Heaney
Contributing Writer Imtiaz Dharker
Contributing Writer Charles Causley
Contributing Writer Carol Ann Duffy
Contributing Writer John Keats
Contributing Writer A. F. Harrold
Contributing Writer Jackie Kay
Contributing Writer Rumi
Contributing Writer Leonard Cohen
Contributing Writer William Butler Yeats
Contributing Writer Paul Laurence Dunbar
Contributing Writer Jenny Joseph
Contributing Writer Christina Rossetti
Contributing Writer Nick Cave
Contributing Writer Philip Larkin
Contributing Writer Lewis Carroll
Contributing Writer Neil Gaiman
Contributing Writer Walter de la Mare
Contributing Writer Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Contributing Writer Ted Hughes
Contributing Writer Gerard Manley Hopkins
Contributing Writer Rachel Rooney
Contributing Writer Wilfred Owen
Contributing Writer Siegfried Sassoon
Contributing Writer Sara Teasdale
Contributing Writer Stevie Smith
Contributing Writer Roger McGough
Contributing Writer Dylan Thomas
Contributing Writer Emily Dickinson
Works
Date
Copyright 2018
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-1-5098-1437-4
Printer's Key 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2
Barcode (EAN) 9781509814374
EAN 5 90100
Price UK £10.99
Format Hardback
Publication Location London
Genre
Page Count / Font 198 pages
Language English
Chapters MUSINGS
'The isle is full of noises' from The Tempest — William Shakespeare
'There is a pleasure in a pathless wood' from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage — George Gordon, Lord Byron
The Road Not Taken — Robert Frost
Freedom — Oliver Runner
Adlestrop — Edward Thomas
Cargoes — John Masefield

YOUTH
The Minister for Exams — Brian Patten
The Great Escape — Chris Riddell
Thirteen — Kate Tempest
I Am Very Bothered — Simon Armitage
Smoke Signals — Phoebe Bridgers

FAMILY
Walking Away — Cecil Day Lewis
Outgrown — Penelope Shuttle
Digging — Seamus Heaney
Tissue — Imtiaz Dharker
Eden Rock — Charles Causley
Safe Sounds — Carol Ann Duffy
Bright Star — John Keats

LOVE
I Miss You — A. F. Harrold
Something Rhymed — Jackie Kay
There is a Field — Rumi
Suzanne — Leonard Cohen
He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven — W. B. Yeats
Sonnet 18 — William Shakespeare
Invitation to Love — Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Sun Has Burst the Sky — Jenny Joseph
A Birthday — Christina Rossetti
Valentine — Carol Ann Duffy
Love Letter — Nick Cave
The Whitsun Weddings — Philip Larkin

IMAGININGS
Jabberwocky — Lewis Carroll
Witch Work — Neil Gaiman
The Listeners — Walter de la Mare
Orphee — Neil Gaiman
The Lady of Shalott — Alfred, Lord Tennyson

NATURE
Ode to a Nightingale — John Keats
Moon-Whales — Ted Hughes
The Windhover — Gerard Manley Hopkins
The Language of Cat — Rachel Rooney

WAR
Dulce et Decorum Est — Wilfred Owen
The General — Siegfried Sassoon
There Will Come Soft Rains — Sara Teasdale

ENDINGS
Not Waving but Drowning — Stevie Smith
Let Me Die a Youngman's Seath — Roger McGough
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night — Dylan Thomas
'Because I could not stop for Death' — Emily Dickinson
'To be, or not to be' from Hamlet — William Shakespeare
'Tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrow' from Macbeth — William Shakespeare

Index of First Lines
Index of Poets
Acknowledgements
About Chris Riddell

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