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Blood and Roses

Poems About British History



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Blood and Roses: Poems About British History
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From the building of Stonehenge to World War II and beyond, this collection of poems provides fresh perspectives on our history. Comparising approximately 80 poems arranged chronologically, this collection covers the broad sweep of British history from prehistoric times to the present day. With particular emphasis on periods like the Tudors, Victorians and World War II, these poems illuminate key events and provide a fresh perspective on them. It includes excerpts from Anglo-Saxon and medieval ballads, and classics from Chaucer, Tennyson, Kipling, and Auden, as well as poems from some of our best contemporary writers including Benjamin Zephaniah, Charles Causley, Robert Hull, Judith Nicholls and James Berry. Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, this collection will appeal to those with an interest in history and will make a welcome additional resource for history lessons as well as being an essential title for every school library.

Author Biography

Brian Moses is one of today's leading poets for children working in schools, performing his own work, leading workshops for children and providing INSET training for teachers. A former teacher himself, he is the editor of many collections of poetry for children including the HYSTERICAL HISTORICAL POEMS series, THE SECRET LIVES OF TEACHERS and ALIENS STOLE MY UNDERPANTS. I WISH I COULD DINE WITH A PORCUPINE is a collection of his own poems, and he has written a wide range of educational books for children. He lives with his wife and two daughters in East Sussex.
Release date NZ
July 14th, 2005
Compiled by Brian Moses
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
20 b&w line drawings
Hodder Children's Books
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