The Moon Spun Round; W.B. Yeats for Children
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The Moon Spun Round takes children of all ages on an imaginative journey through W.B. Yeats’s poetry, folktales and childhood writing. Mysterious and beautiful illustrations spin out from Yeats’s haunting and enchanted words and rhythms.
This sumptuously illustrated book by Shona Shirley Macdonald complements the carefully selected works of W.B. Yeats, which include poems, stories, a letter from childhood, and an account of his daughter Anne’s memories of childhood.
Including unpublished work, this gorgeous book draws on Yeats's preoccupation with magic, fairy lore, place, family and childhood. A mystical and magical tone that pervades the collection will enthral younger readers.