Author(s): James Berry
Welcome to the wonderful world of poetry! This beautifully illustrated anthology takes children on a cultural journey from Greenland to the United Kingdom via Chile, India and many other countries on the way. A ground-breaking collection that includes over 80 poems from over 60 different countries, there are familiar and new poets here for children to discover. With poems to make you laugh and poems to make you think, this book both teaches and entertains.
Katherine Lucas is a winner of the Macmillan Prize for illustration.
James Berry, the internationally acclaimed Jamaican poet, needs little introduction. Author of a number of collections for children and adults, he won the esteemed Signal Poetry Award for his book, When I Dance, in 1989. His latest collection of poetry for Macmillan, A Nest Full of Stars (0 330 39752 4), published in paperback to great acclaim in January 2003. A prize winner in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration, Katherine Lucas' soft decorative style is the perfect choice for this richly diverse collection.