|Title:||The Winding Road: A Family Treasury of Poems and Verses|
|Categories:||Middle School, Elementary School, Reading, Multicultural, Verses, Parenting, Festivals, General Waldorf Curriculum|
Collected by Matthew Barton
|Publisher:||Hawthorn Press (UK)|
|Number of pages:||224|
Here is a wealth of over 200 poems, verses, blessings and meditations on the theme of childhood and growing up for parents, carers, teachers and children to enjoy. The Winding Road includes work by poets ancient and modern, from Gaelic blessings to Navajo prayers, from William Blake to Eleanor Farjeon and Brian Patten. The collection reflects a child's experience of growing up with sections on birth; blessing, naming and baptism; birthdays; morning verse; graces; evening verses; stepping out and growing away.