The Nation's Favourite Poems

The Nation's Favourite Poems

by Griff Rhys Jones (Foreword)


In a nationwide poll to discover Britain's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's 'If...' was voted number one. This unique anthology brings together the results of the poll in a collection of the nation's 100 best loved poems. Among the selection are popular classics such as Tennyson's 'The Lady of Shallott' and Wordsworth's 'The Daffodils' alongside contemporary poetry such as Allan Ahlberg's 'Please Mrs Butler' and Jenny Joseph's 'Warning'. Also included is the poignant 'Do not Stand at my Grave and Weep'.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Edition: 1st. Edition
Publisher: BBC Books
Published: 19 Sep 1996

ISBN 10: 0563387823
ISBN 13: 9780563387824
Book Overview: An anthology of inspirational, poignant and funny poems, both old and new, as voted for by the British public