Author(s): Michael Rosen
"Walker Illustrated Classics" is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read. The classics have never looked so good!This title includes over eighty of the most memorable poems written in the English language, from William Blake's "The Tyger" to Lewis Carroll's "Jabberwocky". Selected by Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and accompanied by his lively biographical sketches and notes and Paul Howard's astonishingly varied illustrations, this is indeed a classic collection.
Michael Rosen is one of the most popular contemporary poets and authors of books for children. He regularly appears on radio, and in 1997 received the Eleanor Farjeon Award for services to children's literature. He lives in London. Paul Howard is an illustrator whose books include The Bravest Ever Bear (9780744578645) by Allan Ahlberg, winner of a Blue Peter Book Award, Full, Full, Full of Love (9781844287826) by Trish Cooke and Grandma's Bears (9781844285617) by Gina Wilson. He lives in Belfast.