WHAT IS IT ABOUT POETRY THAT A VERSE YOU READ IN YOUR CHILDHOOD STAYS WITH YOU FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE?
Open the pages of this book and go on a mesmerizing journey through 100 great poems. Chosen specially for children, these poems touch a whole world of emotions and ideas. There are poems about mothers and fathers and new baby brothers and sisters; about grandparents and cats and trees and living in treehouses.
Not only will you find the well-loved classic ones like Jabberwocky’, ‘If, Coromandel Fishers’ and ‘My Heart Leaps Up…’ there are many new delightful poems like ‘The Cyber River’, ‘The Ghost’, ‘A Roti’s Grudge and Hip-Hop Nature Boy’. Featuring poets from India and abroad, this collection explores the works of T.S. Eliot, Rabindranath Tagore, Robert Browning, Gulzar, Ruskin Bond, Jerry Pinto, Anushka Ravishankar, Keki Daruwalla and many other voices.
Dip into 100 Great Poems for Children to enjoy these poems, relish the music of the words, whisper or shout them aloud, explode with laughter as you read them or wipe away a tear.