The classic Christmas poem with festive music
Hiawatha learns Native American legends from his grandmother Nokomis.
A starry poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island.
A gusty poem by the Scottish writer, George MacDonald. The wind is trying to bully the moon – can he succeed?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote this strange and powerful poem in 1797 after waking up from a dream.
In the bleak mid-winter Frosty wind made moan. The words have been used for a traditional carol, but they were originally a Christmas poem by Christina Rossetti. Listen to them read aloud by Natasha.
The Soldier – a short and moving poem for Remembrance Day
Stirring words of advice for life from the author of the Jungle Book.
A soaring poem written during World War II by a Spitfire pilot.
“Forward, the Light Brigade!
“Charge for the guns!” he said:
Into the valley of Death
Rode the six hundred.