ACHUKA Book of the Day 3 Sep 2020
Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week 20 Sep 2020
Poetry Winner 2020 BooksAreMyBag Readers Awards
A glorious sequel to I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree – winner of Waterstones Children’s Gift of the Year 2018 and Red Magazine‘s Children’s Illustrated Book of the Year 2019
This richly illustrated treasury of 366 animal poems – one for every day of the year – ranges from unforgettable classics to contemporary works from around the world, including poetry in translation. The selected poems include work by Roger McGough, William Blake, Dick King-Smith, Ted Hughes, Grace Nichols, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, Emily Dickinson.
Britta Teckentrup’s illustrations evoker all the richness and wonder of the animal kingdom. The cloth binding, textured paper jacket, ribbon marker, and head and tail bands complete the ‘book-to-be-treasured’ feel.