A magical collection of best-loved poems, perfect for introducing young readers to the joy, solace, and beauty of poetryWhetherone isafter a poem that is charming, funny, sad, silly, magical, sleepy, long, or short, there's something in here for every occasion. From Lear's "The Owl and the Pussycat" to Tennyson's "The Charge of the Light Brigade" to Eliot's "Macavity the Mystery Cat," these are poems to pass down the generations. Themed sections include Growing Up ("maggie and milly and molly and may" by Cummings), Humor and Nonsense ("Jabberwocky" by Carroll), Tell Me a Tale ("The Raven" by Poe), Lessons for Life ("Caged Bird" by Angelou), and more.Besides atraditional index, there is alist in back ofpoems to turn toif you need courage, if you seek guidance, if you are facinggrief, orif you need a pocket fullof peace, instilling inyoung readersthe habit of turningto poetry for help, solace, and pleasure. There is also a helpfulglossary of poetic terms. A favorite poem will stay withyoufor life, and this beautifully illustrated collection for young and oldis sure to delight and entertain for years."
A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility