A child's life should be full of poems, rhymes and songs, and Poems of Childhood is a celebration of that. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library, a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold-foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.This edition features an introduction by acclaimed children's writer, Michael Morpurgo. Poems of Childhood combines the best of classic children's poetry into one anthology featuring a rich range of themes - from animals to nursery rhymes, from nonsense poems to magic. Many favourites are here, including `The Owl and the Pussy-Cat', `Jabberwocky' and `The Tyger'.This delightful collection is the perfect gift for children and a chance for adults to revisit their favourite verse from the likes of Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll and Kenneth Grahame.