Explore Pook’s treasure trove of poetry books as we celebrate National Poetry Month. There’s something for everyone from mother goose to classic poets and even old ballads and legends.

 


Mother Goose and Children’s Rhymes 


Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes - Jennie HarbourMy Book of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes – Illustrated by Jennie Harbour 
The Buckle My Shoe Picture Book - Walter CraneThe Buckle My Shoe Picture Book – Illustrated by Walter Crane
A Child’s Garden of Verses – Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith
Dream Blocks - Jessie Willcox SmithDream Blocks – Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith


Old Legends and Traditional Ballads


Pied Piper of Hamelin - with Kate Greenaway illustrationsThe Pied Piper of Hamelin – with Kate Greenaway illustrations
Some British Ballads – Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
The Babes in the Wood - CaldecottThe Babes in the Wood – Illustrated by Randolph Caldecott
 


Classic Poetry for Adults and Kids


 
Songs of Innocence - Honor C AppletonSongs of Innocence – Illustrated by Honor C. Appleton
Goblin Market – Illustrated by Arthur Rackham
Rainbow Gold – Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls – Illustrated by Dugald Stewart WalkerRainbow Gold – Poems Old and New -Illustrated by Dugald Stewart Walker
The Springtide of Life – Poems of Childhood – Illustrated by Arthur Rackham