From ancient Egypt and Babylonia to Anglo-Saxon Britain the charm has been one of the oldest and most persistent forms of poetry. Here are nine charms, for the most part designed for modern contingencies. They are witty and amusing as well as poetic - whether they are also effective, readers must judge for themselves.
Arthur Moyse, Freedom
The pleasure for me in reading these well produced books is the poetry of Heath-Stubbs, running in harness with the truly delightful drawings of Emily Johns.
Illustrated by Emily Johns
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