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On A Bat's Back
On A Bat's Back

On A Bat's Back

A Poetry Anthology for Children

Illustrated by Roland Pym, Edited by Mirabel Jane Guinness



288 Pages, 6 x 9.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $27.95 (US $27.95) (CA $37.95)

Publication Date: January 2021

ISBN 9781912945023

Rights: US & CA

Mount Orleans Press (Jan 2021)

Price: $27.95


A beautifully presented anthology of poetry, chosen with children in mind and designed to form a bedrock of knowledge to accompany them through life. Richly illustrated by Roland Pym, the poems range from nursery rhymes to mature and thoughtful themes, the poets ranging from the seventeenth century classics to twentieth century figures such as Auden, Belloc, Betjeman, and Eliot, amongst many others.

Author Biography

Roland Pym was a painter, illustrator, and theatrical designer whose work was redolent of the lyrical and romantic mood of the 1920s and 1930s in England. Mirabel Jane Guinness grew up in Hampshire and Dublin surrounded by poetry. She studied at Cranborne Chase School, Dorset and graduated from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England.