Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Read Me: A Poem A Day For The National Year Of Reading” as Want to Read:
Read Me: A Poem A Day For The National Year Of Reading
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Read Me: A Poem A Day For The National Year Of Reading

by
4.15  ·  Rating details ·  47 ratings  ·  10 reviews
The National Year of Reading runs from the 8th of September 1998 until the end of August 1999. This book contains 365 rhymes, verse and poems from the likes of Patten, Wordsworth, Milne and de la Mare.
Paperback, 492 pages
Published August 21st 1988 by Macmillan Children's Books
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Read Me, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Read Me

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
4.15  · 
Rating details
 ·  47 ratings  ·  10 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Emily B
Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored this book as a child. I bought it with my book voucher from school and read it and read it until the page were all dog eared.
Holly
Oct 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
After having an English lesson with the main theme being poetry I decided to go back and look at the collection of poems called Read Me. I had this book when I was eight and I remembered enjoying nearly every poem. Now I am older I enjoyed every poem, I could remember the ones I had read as child and identified with other ones.

The poems are suitable for a very wide range of ages, there are many different classifications of poem that can used to introduce new poem structures to children and the
...more
Rebecca Cresswell
May 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
bought this with my world book day voucher in year 3 (lol!)
Sarah Sammis
Jan 10, 2009 rated it really liked it
Read Me is a collection of poems for parents and children to read together over the course of a year. Each poem is assigned a date and the subjects covered are on topic for their date.

The book includes well known poems like Elizabeth Barrett Browning's "How Do I Love Thee" (February 15) and "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae (August 12). It also has a large number of nursery rhymes and hymns such as "Simple Simon" (May 30) and "O Little Town" by Bishop Phillips Brooks (December 25). Mostly thou
...more
Jane
Nov 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
I loved this anthology as a child. I have recently re-acquainted myself with it and still think it is lovely. The idea of having a daily dose of poetry is transferable to the classroom. I think combining the reading and listening of these poems with performance would be a great way to learn about structure, rhythm, repetition, metaphor, etc.
As an anthology it utilities a wide variety of styles and spans hundreds of years. There are repetitions of poets but I don't think this alters the potential
...more
Sophie
Mar 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Collection of poems for everyday of the year. Nice to pick up once in a while and read that days poem.
Hannah
Jul 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Kids who like reading poems
Shelves: poetry
A brilliant way to introduce a wide range of poems to children (and adults) of all ages. It certainly worked on me when I was younger!
Rachel
rated it liked it
Mar 18, 2013
Resident Optimist
rated it it was ok
Feb 18, 2011
Rachael
Jan 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A fantastic selection of poems! I really enjoyed having a poem to read for every day of the year :)
Donna Bridgette
rated it it was amazing
Jun 15, 2013
Mick Fannan
rated it liked it
May 06, 2009
Adrienne
rated it it was amazing
Nov 13, 2016
Margaret jackson
rated it it was amazing
Jan 03, 2017
Bethan Horton
rated it it was amazing
Oct 10, 2016
Sue
rated it it was amazing
Nov 14, 2015
Becca Jones
rated it really liked it
Jan 13, 2019
Natalie
rated it it was amazing
Apr 13, 2017
Adebayo Oyagbola
rated it it was ok
Mar 02, 2013
Hayley Jackson
rated it really liked it
Jan 03, 2016
Debra
rated it liked it
Jan 03, 2015
Rebecca
rated it really liked it
Aug 29, 2018
Kerry
rated it it was amazing
Oct 26, 2013
Millie Jayne Nagle
rated it it was amazing
Apr 24, 2018
Brian
rated it liked it
May 19, 2011
Zippy
rated it really liked it
Sep 28, 2008
Elena
rated it it was amazing
Mar 25, 2014
Martin Pryce
rated it it was amazing
Oct 27, 2012
Felicity
rated it really liked it
Jul 27, 2011
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »