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What is the Truth?: Collected Animal Poems Vol 2

Ted Hughes



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Faber & Faber
01 March 2019
Children's & Educational; Poetry (Children's&YA)
Why is it The roustabout Rooster, raging at the dawn Wakes us so early?

A warrior king is on fire! His armour is all crooked daggers and scimitars And it's shivering red-hot - with rage!

First published in 1984, this book of prose-linked animal poems won both the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the Signal Poetry Award. This new, illustated edition remains 'a very beautiful book: God and his son go to visit mankind and ask a few simple questions . . . the poems are pure enchantment' (The School Librarian).
By:   Ted Hughes
Imprint:   Faber & Faber
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   Main
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 9mm
Weight:   197g
ISBN:   9780571349401
ISBN 10:   0571349404
Pages:   128
Publication Date:   01 March 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  General/trade ,  Children / Juvenile ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

TED HUGHES is widely considered one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was born in Yorkshire in 1930, and was Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998. Hughes co-founded the Children's Laureateship with Michael Morpurgo. In 1974 Hughes was awarded the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. In 1977 he was awarded an OBE for services to Literature, and was awarded the OM in 1998. Lisa Flather won the Mother Goose Award for Illustration for Where the Great Bear Watches and is the illustrator of What is the Truth?.

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