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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

Paradise Lost (extract)

John Milton

read by Helen Dunmore

An exequy to his...

Henry King

read by Simon Armitage