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This absolutely beautiful gift book anthology contains classic and modern poems to galvanize, uplift and inspire you which are brought to life with exquisite, intricate artwork.

Chosen and illustrated by Chris Riddell, Poems to Save the World With –the follow-up to Poems to Live Your Life By and Poems to Fall in Love With - will ignite your inner activist and provide comfo
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Hardcover, 200 pages
Published September 10th 2020 by Pan Macmillan
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📗 Poetry is something I keep wanting to get into, but I'm intimidated by. This collection of old and modern poets alongside Chris's incredible illustrations is perfect someone like me, I loved that I recognised some of the older poets, including an incredible illustration of Emily Dickinson, while being introduced to modern voices.

📕 There's some subtle references to current events too, the illustrations of Greta Thunberg were amazing, and I'm pretty sure I sa
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Oct 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
This isn't my first Chris Riddell poetry collection, so I knew what to expect.
I have to say I enjoyed this.
The illustrations are always a marvel and this copy surely didn't disappoint. The way they completed the poems is a bit magical.
The poems were a great mix of older poetry and modern poets, ranging in various subjects, including climate change and even the COVID-19 pandemic.
It was a beautiful collection and I can't wait to add it to my library so it can embellish it the way it did my lif
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Li
Sep 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another great and beautifully illustrated collection of poems.
Some I knew, a lot I didn't and I instantly love.

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Chris Riddell was born in Cape Town, South Africa, where his father was an Anglican priest and a member of the ANC. The family moved to England in 1963, when Riddell was one year old, and he spent his childhood in a number of different locations, as his father moved between parishes. Both of Riddell's parents continued to be active in the anti-apartheid movement.

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