Simon Armitage

The Poetry of Birds
  • The Poetry of Birds

  • A STUNNING COLLECTION OF POEMS CURATED BY THE NEW POET LAUREATE AND THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOUR FIELDS
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    'Some of the most ethereal verse ever written' Sunday Telegraph

    'A glorious collection of works old and new' Independent on Sunday

    'Truly inexhaustible . . . to be read again and again' Daily Mail

    'A rich and sustaining larder, a marvellously realized sourcebook of flights of feathered fancy' Guardian

    'A life-affirming celebration of the commonplace yet enduringly mysterious creatures we share this world with and the poetry they have inspired' Daily Telegraph

Simon Armitage's Selected Poems appeared in 2001, and in 2007 he published a highly praised translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. He has written two volumes of memoir about living in the north for Penguin: All Points North and Gig. He lives in Huddersfield. Tim Dee is a BBC radio producer based in Bristol. He has written a highly acclaimed memoir of his birdwatching life, The Running Sky.


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