A gorgeous, heart-warming anthology of poems about love and romance from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell.
In Poems to Fall in Love With Chris Riddell has selected and illustrated his very favourite classic and modern poems about love.
This gorgeously illustrated collection, Chris's follow-up to one of the Bookseller's best poetry books of the last 25 years, Poems to Live Your Life By, celebrates love in all its guises, from silent admiration, passion and married bliss to tearful resignation. These poems speak of the universal experiences of the heart and are brought to life with Chris's exquisite, intricate artwork.
This perfect gift features famous poems, old and new, and a few surprises. Classic verses sit alongside the modern to create the ultimate collection. Includes poems from Neil Gaiman, Nikita Gill, Carol Ann Duffy, E. E. Cummings, Shakespeare, Leonard Cohen, Derek Walcott, Hollie McNish, Kate Tempest, John Betjeman and Roger McGough and many more.
About the Author
Chris Riddell OBE, the 2015-2017 UK Children's Laureate, is an accomplished artist and the political cartoonist for the Observer.
He has enjoyed great acclaim for his books for children. His books have won a number of major prizes, including the 2001, 2004 and 2016 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals. Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse
won the Costa Children's Book Award in 2013. His previous work for Macmillan includes the bestselling Ottoline books, The Emperor of Absurdia
, and, with Paul Stewart, Muddle Earth and the Scavenger series. Chris lives in Brighton with his family.