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The Winding Road Family treasury of poems and verses

Hawthorn Books


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 Celebrate each age and stage of your child’s life with this poetic travelling companion

The Winding Road offers over 200 poems on the theme of childhood and growing up by writers ancient and modern – from Gaelic blessings to Navajo prayers, from William Blake to Eleanor Farjeon and Billy Collins. It includes a comprehensive selection of Rudolf Steiner’s verses for children, parents and Waldorf schools.

This rich treasury of poems, verses, blessings and meditations reflects a child’s journey from baby to teenager, from first milestones to leaving home:

Matthew Barton is a translator, editor, teacher and poet. He also taught kindergarten for many years at the Bristol Waldorf School. His first collection of poems, Learning To Row, was published by Peterloo Poets in 1999. He has won numerous prizes for his work, including an Arts Council Writer’s Award and a Hawthornden Fellowship.

Format: Hardback

Size: 210 x 148 mm