Falling Out of the Sky: Poems about Myths and Monsters


Edited by Rachel Piercey and Emma Wright

An Emma Press Children’s Anthology
Approximate reading age: for reading aloud to children aged 7+; for children aged 9+ to read on their own



Product Description

Who helped Theseus defeat the Minotaur? How did Antaboga the serpent create the world? Why was Arachne turned into a spider? And what did Loki do to bring about the end of the world? Find out in Falling Out of the Sky, a treasury of poems about myths and legends by twenty modern poets. Featuring mischievous gods, ferocious villains, witches, wizards and monsters – who might not all be as monstrous as the stories say…

With notes and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Emma Wright.

Paperback ISBN 978-1-910139-18-9
Publication date: 18th June 2015
Page count: 128

Additional information

Dimensions 12.3 × 18.4 cm

Paperback, eBook