Search - List of Books by Jenny Joseph

Jenny Joseph (born 7 May 1932) is an English poet. Her poem Warning ("When I am an old woman I shall wear purple/With a red hat which doesn't go and doesn't suit me... ") was identified as the UK's "most popular post-war poem" in a 1996 poll by the BBC. Joseph was awarded the 1986 James Tait Black Memorial Prize for her fiction work Persepone.

She was born in Birmingham, and studied English literature at St Hilda's College, Oxford, before becoming a journalist. She has worked for the Bedfordshire Times, the Oxford Mail and Drum Publications (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Her best known poem, Warning, was written in 1961 and included in her 1974 collection Rose In the Afternoon and The Oxford Book of Twentieth Century English Verse.

In 1995, she was awarded a travelling scholarship by the Society of Authors. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1999.

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Total Books: 32
Nothing Like Love
2009 - Nothing Like Love (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781904634843
ISBN-10: 1904634842

Extreme of Things
2006 - Extreme of Things (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852246815
ISBN-10: 1852246812
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Led by the Nose A Garden of Smells
2004 - Led By the Nose a Garden of Smells (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780285636538
ISBN-10: 0285636537
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Crafts, Hobbies & Home
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Warning When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple
2001 - Warning When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780285634114
ISBN-10: 0285634119
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

All the Things I See
2001 - All the Things I See (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330391504
ISBN-10: 033039150X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Selected Poems for Children
2000 - Selected Poems for Children (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780333780183
ISBN-10: 0333780183

Supporting Early Learning The Way Forward
1998 - Supporting Early Learning the Way Forward [Supporting Early Learning] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780335199501
ISBN-10: 033519950X
Genre: Nonfiction

Extended Similes
1997 - Extended Similes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852243029
ISBN-10: 1852243023
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction

1991 - Sunlight on Ice [Rainbow Romance] (Hardcover)
1990 - Highwayman [Rainbow Romance] (Hardcover)
Beyond Descartes
1983 - Beyond Descartes (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780436228018
ISBN-10: 0436228017

Thinking Heart
1978 - Thinking Heart (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780436228001
ISBN-10: 0436228009

Rose in the Afternoon and Other Poems
1975 - Rose in the Afternoon and Other Poems [Aldine Paperbacks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780460021623
ISBN-10: 0460021621

Boots [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Wheels [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Wind [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780582154469
ISBN-10: 0582154464

Water [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Sunday [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Tea [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Tim and Terry [Nursery S] (Hardcover)
Unlooked-for Season Poems
Unlooked-for Season Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780851032504
ISBN-10: 0851032508

Persephone (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780906427774
ISBN-10: 0906427770
Genre: History

The Inland Sea
The Inland Sea (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780918949080
ISBN-10: 0918949084
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Selected Poems
Selected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852240950
ISBN-10: 1852240954
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Ghosts and Other Company
Ghosts and Other Company (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781852242954
ISBN-10: 1852242957
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Beached Boats
Beached Boats (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781870612616
ISBN-10: 1870612612