Gorgeously illustrated gift edition of festive poems by one of Britain's best-loved poets.
Wendy Cope is a national treasure of the poetry world. This edition will be a highlight of the Christmas gift market, collecting together Cope's twelve best festive poems - jewels from decades of glittering verse - including anthology favourites such as 'The Christmas Life'.
With lively illustrations to accompany the heart-warming words, this little hardback delightfully captures the spirit of the season.
Wendy Cope was born in Erith, Kent. After university she worked for fifteen years as a primary-school teacher in London. Her first collection of poems, Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis, was published in 1986. In 1987 she received a Cholmondeley Award for poetry and in 1995 the American Academy of Arts and Letters Michael Braude Award for light verse. Two Cures for Love: Selected Poems 1979-2006 was published in 2008.