Poems to Fall in Love With chosen by Chris Riddell
An inclusive and diverse range of new and classic love poetry for young adults selected and illustrated by Chris Riddell.
This gorgeously illustrated collection celebrates love in all its guises, from silent admiration, passion and married bliss to tearful resignation.
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 Sappho, Gertrude Stein, Edward Lear, W. H. Auden, Neil Gaiman, Nikita Gill, Carol Ann Duffy, E.E. Cummings, Shakespeare, Leonard Cohen, Derek Walcott, Hollie McNish, Kae Tempest (credited as Kate), John Betjeman and Roger McGough and many more.
This beautiful collection celebrates love in all its guises, the poems speak of the universal experiences of the heart and are brought to life by Chris's exquisite, intricate yet simple artwork. Most of the illustrated depections of couples are Male-Female and the inclusivity is there but subtle.
'Riddell's drawings seem blown speedily across the pages as if by a spring breeze....This is a stupendously well-chosen, feel good anthology in which even feel-bad poems feel good. This little book is a must-have, with poems that will make you feel more alive.' - The Observer
Publication Date: 7 January 2021