Anne Harvey traces the patterns of the early years through such varied themes as toys, night-time, theatre and school. The book reflects many moods and emotions so that every reader will find something to their taste and discover the new and excitingly familiar as well as the classic half-remembered favourite.This outstanding collection includes work by renowned poets such as William Blake, Charles Causley, Percy Shelley, W.H. Auden, John Betjeman, Roger McGough and William Wordsworth, that will delight everyone from nine to ninety.My thanks and love go to my friends and family, my editors and all the teachers, poets, actors a past and present ... One of my nephews, writing about me in an essay a#39;My Most Eccentric Relativea#39; said a#39;Every time my aunt opens her ... Acting, writing and reading were my favourite occupations. ... But at about 13 I began making collections, laboriously copying poems in my best handwriting into exercise books while outside the sun shone, and my parents puzzled over my strange hobby.
|Title||:||Swings And Shadows|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-06-30|