A First Poetry Book is a wonderful introduction to poetry. It includes hundreds of brand-new poems from the very best poets around, and some timeless gems too. Arranged by topic, it includes poems about: fairies, mermaids and princesses; monsters, mythical creatures and dinosaurs; transport; pets and animals; families; seasons and weather; school; people who help us; pirates; the senses; space; feelings; holidays and festivals; minibeasts; food; where we love; nature; friends and the past.