A collection of classic poetry and prose based on the enduring themes of love and romance, with an introduction by prize-winning children's author Jacqueline Wilson.
Includes material from the Romantics, Thomas Hardy, John Milton, Jane Austen, and Emily Brontë as well as Ovid, Catullus, and less well-known authors.
About the Editor
Kate Agnew is a previous chair of the Children's Booksellers Association. She has also contributed to the Cambridge Guide to Children's Books and has edited several children's books.
'A resonant sampling of both standards and lesser-known gems.' -- Publishers Weekly 'The selection is brilliant, creating cross-currents, complications, and time travelling coincidences to challenge intelligent readers.' -- Times Educational Supplement