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1595

Ye Spotted Snakes

1595

William Shakespeare
1564 - 1616

1798

Written In March

1798

William Wordsworth
1770 - 1850

1802

Answer To A Child’s Question

1802

Samuel Taylor Coleridge
1772 - 1834

1805

The North Wind

Miss Lucy Had A Baby

Mosquito One

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1805

Anonymous
Unknown -

1806

The Star

1806

Jane Taylor
1783 - 1824

1807

The Peacock At Home

1807

Catherine Ann Dorset
1752 - 1834

1818

There Was A Naughty Boy

1818

John Keats
1795 - 1821

1820

The Cataract Of Lodore

1820

Robert Southey
1774 - 1843

1829

The Spider and The Fly

1829

Mary Howitt
1799 - 1888

1832

The Three Little Kittens

1832

Eliza Follen
1787 - 1860

1834

Abou Ben Adhem

1834

Leigh Hunt
1784 - 1859

1836

The Months

1836

Sara Coleridge
1802 - 1852

1836

Address to A Child During A Boisterous Winter Evening

1836

Dorothy Wordsworth
1771 - 1855

1842

From The Pied Piper Of Hamelin

1842

Robert Browning
1812 - 1889

1842

The Owl

The Eagle

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1842

Alfred Tennyson
1809 - 1892

1845

The Story of Little Suck-a-Thumb

1845

Heinrich Hoffmann
1809 - 1894

1845

At The Zoo

1845

William Makepeace Thackeray
1811 - 1863

1849

Little Trotty Wagtail

1849

John Clare
1793 - 1864

1850

The Sands Of Dee

1850

Charles Kingsley
1819 - 1875

1855

The Song of Hiawatha

1855

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
1807 - 1882

1871

The Mock Turtle’s Song

1871

Lewis Carroll
1832 - 1898

1872

The Quangle Wangle’s Hat

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat

The Jumblies

The Pobble Who Has No Toes

Limericks

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1872

Edward Lear
1812 - 1888

1872

What is Pink?

Who Has Seen The Wind?

An emerald is green as grass

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1872

Christina Rossetti
1830 - 1894

1885

Escape At Bedtime

Windy Nights

From A Railway Carriage

Where Go The Boats?

Block City

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1885

Robert Louis Stevenson
1850 - 1894

1885

The Sleepy Giant

1885

Charles E Carryl
1841 - 1920

1889

Wynken, Blynken and Nod

1889

Eugene Field
1850 - 1895

1891

A Bird Came Down The Walk

1891

Emily Dickinson
1830 - 1886

1895

Child’s Song In Spring

1895

Edith Nesbit
1858 - 1924

1896

The Frog

Tarantella

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1896

Hilaire Belloc
1870 - 1953

1899

The Song Of Wandering Aengus

To A Squirrel At Kyle-Na-No

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1899

W.B. Yeats
1865 - 1939

1903

Cargoes

1903

John Masefield
1878 - 1967

1906

A Smuggler’s Song

The Eggshell

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1906

Rudyard Kipling
1865 - 1936

1913

Some One

1913

Walter de la Mare
1873 - 1956

1919

The Deathbed

1919

Thomas Hood
1799 - 1845

1920

The Little Turtle

1920

Vachel Lindsay
1879 - 1931

1922

Song for a Banjo Dance

1922

Langston Hughes
1902 - 1967

1930

Eletelephony

1930

Laura Richards
1850 - 1943

1939

Macavity: The Mystery Cat

1939

T.S. Eliot
1888 - 1965

1951

It Was Long Ago

1951

Eleanor Farjeon
1881 - 1965

1958

Sir Smasham Uppe

1958

E.V. Rieu
1887 - 1972

1962

Jamaica Market

1962

Agnes Maxwell-Hall
1894 - 1984

1962

The Door

1962

Miroslav Holub
1923 - 1998

1964

The Ceremonial Band

1964

James Reeves
1909 - 1978

1973

Tell me, tell me, Sarah Jane

1973

Charles Causley
1917 - 2003

1982

Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf

1982

Roald Dahl
1916 - 1990

1984

Nothingmas Day

1984

Adrian Mitchell
1932 - 2008

1987

Spell Of The Air

1987

Elizabeth Jennings
1926 - 2001

1989

The Mrs Butler Blues

1989

Allan Ahlberg
1938 -

1991

The Secret Place

1991

Dennis Lee
1939 -

1993

If You Were A Carrot

1993

Berlie Doherty
1943 -

1993

Fisherman Chant

1993

John Agard
1949 -

1998

Three Limericks

The Book

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1998

Michael Rosen
1946 -

1998

Instructions For Growing Poetry

1998

Tony Mitton
1951 -

2000

The Boneyard Rap

2000

Wes Magee
1939 -

2000

Granny Is

2000

Valerie Bloom
1956 -

2000

Vegan Delight

2000

Benjamin Zephaniah
1958 -

2002

Seashell

Isn’t My Name Magical?

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2002

James Berry
1924 - 2017

2006

Cat-Rap

2006

Grace Nichols
1950 -

2006

How To Cut A Pomegranate

2006

Imtiaz Dharker
1954 -

2006

Time Transfixed

2006

Carol Ann Duffy
1955 -

2007

Pirate Pete

2007

James Carter
1959 -

2007

Double Trouble

2007

Jackie Kay
1962 -

2009

A Ballroom For St Bernards

2009

Kit Wright
1944 -

2009

Rules

2009

Brian Patten
1946 -

2010

Extinct

2010

Mandy Coe
Unknown -

2010

‘Please do not feed the animals…’

2010

Robert Hull
Unknown -

2015

In The Tree’s Defence

2015

A.F. Harrold
1975 -

2017

Eastbourne

2017

Joseph Coelho
Unknown -

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