Table of contents for Collected poems for children / Ted Hughes ; pictures by Raymond Briggs.

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THE MERMAID?S PURSE
Seal 3
Gull 3
Gulls aloft 3
Limpet 4
Mussel 4
Sea-anemone 5
Blenny 5
Cormorant 5
Pebbles 6
Hermit Crab 6
Wreck 7
Jellyfish 7
Crab 7
Mermaid 8
Ragworm 8
Sea Monster 9
Whelk 9
Lobster 10
The Mermaid?s Purse 10
Shell 11
Octopus 11
Heron 11
Shrimp 12
Conger Eel 12
Flounder 13
Bladderwrack 13
Whale 14
Sandflea 14
Starfish 14
THE CAT AND THE CUCKOO
Cat 19
Toad 20
Thrush 20
Goat 21
Fantails 21
Pig 22
Mole 22
Dog 22
Cow 23
Squirrel 24
Dragonfly 24
Robin 25
Ram 26
Otter 26
Crow 27
Hen 28
Pike 28
Sparrow 29
The Red Admiral 29
Shrew 30
Owl 30
Stickleback 31
Donkey 31
Worm 32
Hedgehog 32
Cuckoo 32
Peacock 33
Snail 34
Horrible Song 35
MEET MY FOLKS!
?I?ve heard so much about other folks? folks? 38
My Sister Jane 39
My Fairy Godmother 40
My Grandpa 41
Grandma 42
My Other Granny 43
My Brother Bert 45
My Aunt 46
My Aunt Flo 47
My Uncle Dan 48
My Uncle Mick 49
My Mother 50
My Father 51
My Own True Family 52
NESSIE THE MANNERLESS MONSTER
Nessie 57
Nessie the Mannerless Monster 59
MOON-WHALES AND OTHER MOON POEMS
Moon-whales 69
A Moon-Lily 69
The Burrow Wolf 70
Moon-Mirror 71
Moon-Thirst 72
Moon-theatre 72
The Moon-Oak 73
The Moon-Haggis 74
Moon-Wings 75
Visiting the Moon 75
Moon-Shadow Beggars 76
The Earth-Owl 7
Moon-Horrors 77
Moon-Wind 79
Moon-Tulips 80
Moon-Nasturtiums 80
Moon-Dog-Daisies 80
Moon-Roses 81
Moon-Hops 81
Moon-Heads 81
Music on the Moon 82
Moon-Ways 83
The Snail of the Moon 83
Crab-Grass 84
Moon-Witches 85
Mushrooms on the Moon 86
The Adaptable Mountain Dugong 87
Moon-Cloud Gripe 88
Tree-Disease 89
Cactus-Sickness 89
Moon-Weapons 90
Moon-Cabbage 91
Moony Art 92
Moon-Thorns 91
Moon-Ravens 93
Moon-Marriage 94
The Moon-Mourner 95
The Dracula Vine 96
The Armies of the Moon 96
The Silent Eye 97
A Moon-Witch 98
The Moon-Mare 99
Foxgloves 99
A Moon-Manhunt 100
Moon Transport 101
Moon-Freaks 101
Moon-Clock 102
Moon-Walkers 103
Moon-Bells 104
A Moon-Hare 105
Singing on the Moon 106
The Moon-Bull 106
Earth-Moon 107
UNDER THE NORTH STAR
Amulet 111
The Loon 111
The Wolverine 112
The Snowy Owl 112
The Black Bear 113
An Evening Seal 114
The Muskellunge 115
A Lynx 115
The Snow-Shoe Hare 116
Woodpecker 116
The Musk-Ox 117
The Heron 118
The Grizzly Bear 118
Brooktrout 119
The Wendigo 120
The Osprey 121
Mooses 121
The Arctic Fox 122
Puma 122
Skunk 123
Goose 124
Wolf 125
The Mosquito 125
Eagle 126
Tigress 127
Tiger 128
A Mountain Lion 129
Live Skull 129
Off-Days 130
from WHAT IS TRUTH?
Partridge 135
Bess My Badger 135
Badger 137
New Foal 138
Cow (I) 140
Cow (II) 140
Cow (III) 141
Shire Horses 142
Rat-Psalm 143
The Rook 145
Rooks 145
The Fox Is a Jolly Farmer 146
The Problem about Lambs 146
Sheep (I) 148
Sheep (II) 149
The Beggarly Bat 149
Buzzard 150
A Riddle 151
Pig 152
Swallows (I) 153
Swallows (II) 153
Swallows (III) 154
Swallows (IV) 155
Donkey 155
Pigeons 157
Bees 157
Main Thing about Badgers 158
The Treecreeper 159
Weasel (I) 160
Mouse 160
Mice Are Funny Little Creatures 161
The Fly 162
Weasel (II) 164
The White-Collared Dove 164
The Roustabout Rooster 165
Hen 166
Goat 167
Billy Goat 168
Nanny Goat 168
Geese 169
Two Geese 170
The Vixen 171
Hunting Song 172
Worms 173
Weasel (III) 174
Catching Cup 175
The Twilight White Owl 175
The Hate (I) 176
The Hare (II) 177
The Hare (III) 177
The Hare (IV) 178
The Hare (V) 179
Bullfinch 180
Pheasant 181
Dog 182
Somebody 183
Lobworms 189
Ants 190
Spider 190
SEASON SONGS
Spring
A March Calf 195
The River in March 196
March Morning Unlike Others 197
He Gets Up in Dark Dawn 198
Spring Nature Notes 199
A Swallow 201
April Birthday 202
Icecrust and Snowflake 203
Deceptions 204
Summer
Swifts 206
Mackerel Song 208
Hay 208
Evening Thrush 209
Sheep 211
A Dove 214
Apple Dumps 215
Work and Play 216
Hunting and Summer 217
The Harvest Moon 218
The Golden Boy 219
Autumn
Leaves 221
The Defenders 222
Autumn Nature Notes 223
The Seven Sorrows 227
The Stag 229
Two Horses 230
A Cranefly in September 233
There Came a Day 234
Barley 235
Winter
Pets 237
The Warrior of Winter 237
Starling Have Come 238
Christmas Carol 240
December River 241
New Year Song 243
Snow and Snow 244
The Warm and the Cold 245
Very New Foal 247
A Lamb in the Storm 248
INDEX OF TITLES 251
INDEX OF FIRST LINES 255

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Children's plays, English.