Life and Death (Paperback)

A Collection of Classic Poetry and Prose

Kate Agnew

Philip Pullman

Share this book

Includes poems by Matthew Arnold, William Cowper, Byron, Donne, Robert Frost and Keats, as well as extracts from Wuthering Heights, The Divine Comedy and The Pilgrim’s Progress.

Philip Pullman has won many awards for his children’s books, including the Carnegie Medal, the Guardian Award, the Smarties Prize, and, most recently, the Whitbread Book of the Year Award for The Amber Spyglass. The acclaimed fantasy trilogy His Dark Materials has been published in more than twenty languages and came second in the recent BBC Big Read Top 100 poll. He was awarded the CBE in 2004. Kate Agnew has chaired the Booksellers Association Children s Group and has served as a judge for the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Award. She was a contributor to the Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books, co-wrote Children at War with Geoff Fox and has recently edited a series of short story collections for Egmont. In 1999 she won a special British Book Award for her contribution to the National Year of Reading.

‘Substantial… and the choice is rich indeed. Endlessly refreshing and intriguing… there’s never a dull moment.’Guardian

You might also like…

Love, Sex, Death and Words by John Sutherland

Love, sex, death, boredom, ecstasy, existential angst, political upheaval – the history of literature offers a rich and varied exploration of the human condition across the centuries. In this absorbing companion to literature’s rich past, a… Read more »


For Whom the Bell Tolls by Martin Bell

Martin Bell OBE has been many things – an icon of BBC war reporting, Britain’s first independent MP for 50 years, a UNICEF ambassador, and ‘the man in the white suit’ – a tireless campaigner for honesty and accountability in politics. But a… Read more »



about this book

ISBN: 9781840465679

Price: 5.99 GBP 8.95 USD 12.00 CAD 14.95 AUD 18.99 NZD 8.95 USD

Pages: 208

Publication date: 07/10/2004


buy this book