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Classic Poems for Boys
Classic Poems for Boys

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  • Sample Track - If by Rudyard Kipling

  • Classic Poems for Boys is a rousing collection of robust poems for adventurers of all ages. From the moving historical favorites like The Charge of the Light Brigade, Casabianca, and the raw and gritty Gunga Din; to wistful, thoughtful poems like If and The Arrow and The Song; to the humorous There was an Old Man with a Beard and You are Old, Father William, this is a collection to be treasured. The superb narrators of Classic Poems for Boys bring the words to life and add richness and meaning through their inflections, lilts and brogues.

    Suitable for Girls Too
    And don't be put off by the title. Having grown up in a family of six daughters, I was surprised how many poems depicting battles, escapes, and adventures in foreign lands I remembered from my mother's nightly reading. Classic Poems for Boys are poems to suit any mood, and any gender.
    Belloc, Hilaire; Blake, William; Browning, Robert; Byron, Lord (George Gordon Byron); Carroll, Lewis; Chesterton, G.K.; Gilbert, W.S.; Keats, John; Kipling, Rudyard; Lear, Edward; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Scott, Walter; Shelley, Percy Bysshe; Tennyson, Alfred; Thackeray, William Makepeace; Wordsworth, William; Zephaniah, Benjamin

    Bavidge, Rachel; Britton, Jasper; Caine, Michael; Glenister, Robert; Lesser, Anton; McMillan, Roy; Soames, Benjamin; Zephaniah, Benjamin

    Poems include::
    Casabianca, If, The Arrow and The Song, At the Zoo, The Vulture, The Walrus and The Carpenter, How Doth the Little Crocodile, Talking Turkeys, The Donkey, The Village Blacksmith, There was an Old Man with a Beard, You are Old, Father William, A Smuggler's Song, The Tyger, Ozymandias, The Destruction of Sennacherib, Lochinvar, Gunga Din, The Pied Piper of Hamelin,The Charge of the Light Brigade, The Ballad of East and West, A Nightmare, A Song About Myself

    Total time: 65:08

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