The Cataract of Lodore

by Robert Southey

Hardcover, 1992

Status

Available

Call number

821.7

Collection

Publication

Henry Holt & Co (1992), Edition: 1st, 1 pages

Description

A poetic description of a famous English waterfall by the nineteenth-century writer who served as England's poet laureate for thirty years.

User reviews

LibraryThing member echomikeromeo
Yes, this is a kids' picture book of a rather silly poem by Southey, but the pictures are seriously beautiful! I use to love to read this aloud to myself when I was younger.
LibraryThing member amanda4242
This review is of the edition illustrated by David Catrow

With its thrilling description of the water rushing through the countryside, Southey's poem really works well as the text for a children's book. Catrow's lovely illustrations, featuring a father and his three children taking a whimsical trip
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by armchair down the waterfall, make this book quite the charmer.
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Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1991 (Dial Books for Young Readers ∙ Mordicai Gerstein ~ illustrator)
1992 (Henry Holt and Company ; David Catrow ~ illustrator)

ISBN

0805019456 / 9780805019452
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