James Reeves (1909-1978) wrote around 30 books of poetry, short stories and anthologies for adults and children. His children’s book, The Wandering Moon (1950), was illustrated by Edward Ardizzone, with whom he formed a lifelong collaboration and friendship. His Collected Poems was published in 1974 and he was also known as a literary critic and broadcaster. Faber have recently published an anthology of his poems in their ‘Faber Finds’ series.
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