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Title: Poems to Live Your Life By

Author:  Chris Riddell

ISBN:  9781509814374

Weight:  567g

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Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell

An anthology of poems to live your life by from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell.

In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.

This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six poems and is divided into sections covering: musings, youth, family, love, imaginings, nature, war and endings.  Chris Riddell brings them to life with his exquisite, intricate artwork in this beautiful anthology.

This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises.  Classic verses from William Shakespeare, Lewis Carroll, W. B. Yeats and Christina Rossetti sit alongside poems from Nick Cave, Leonard Cohen, Carol Ann Duffy, Neil Gaiman and Roger McGough to create the ultimate collection.

Bibliographic Info

Attribute Details
Title: Poems to Live Your Life By
Illustrator: Chris Riddell
Book Features
Edition / printing: First edition, first printing
Edition background

These copies have a signature page, tipped-in before the title page, which has the book’s title and the phrase ‘One of a limited edition signed by the author’ printed on it.

Issued direct by Macmillan Children’s Books, the total number of copies in this unnumbered edition is unknown.

Edition features:

In common with all of Riddell’s books, this is a beautifully produced edition with many grayscale illustrations.  It has pictorial boards, head and tail bands, and a ribbon marker.

The front matter has a 3-page Contents section.  The back matter has very useful 2-page Index of First Lines, a 1-page Index of Poets, 2 pages of Acknowledgements and a brief 1-page bio of Chris.

Overall condition Fine (see our article on Condition Grades)
Signed: On a signature page
Book Stats
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Imprint: Macmillan Children’s Books
Publication date:
Printer: CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon
ISBN 13: 9781509814374
ISBN 10: 150981437X
Format: Hardcover [pictorial boards], no dust jacket
Pages: 190
Size (h x w x d): 204 x 160 x 21mm

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