It belongs in the collection of every poetry lover. -- Mark Strand The Giant Book of Poetry is bursting at the seams with . . . poems that people need to be reading. -- Billy Collins The Giant Book of Poetry is the perfect introductory anthology for new poetry readers. -- Robert Kinsley Product Description The Giant Book of Poetry is an illustrated anthology of over 575 poems, more than 750 pages and over 60 illustrations representing ancient, classical, modern, and contemporary time periods along with a good selection of English translations of world poets.