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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

A Song For St Cecilia...

John Dryden

read by Glyn Maxwell

Sonnet 11

William Shakespeare

read by Jackie Kay