The Nation’s Favourite: Poems


Author: Rhys-Jones, Griff Published 19/09/1996 | Paperback / softback
145 x 207 x 15 | 210g

ISBN: 9780563387824 Category:

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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