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A tour of the Children's Archive with Jean Sprackland

There are so many good poems in the Children's Poetry Archive, it's hard to know where to start! I'd like to share...

Featured Guided Tours

Enjoy new recordings of classic poems from the past read by contemporary poets

Song of the Old Mother

William Butler Yeats

read by William Butler Yeats

A Birthday

Christina Rossetti

read by Helen Dunmore