In this fantastic anthology, Roger McGough and Brian Patten have selected the very best of their animal poems for the purpose of two loveable monsters from outer space who decide to visit Earth in search of a pet and need a bit of guidance...Split into sections, they are introduced to animals that fly, swim, crawl and purr by two of our greatest children's poets. Illustrated in Guy Parker-Rees' lively and inimitable style.
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Roger McGough has been captivating children and adults alike with his unique blend of compassion and wit from more than three decades and with more than thirty books. He is an international ambassador for poetry and was awarded an OBE for his work in 1997. In 2001 he was honoured with the Freedom of the City of Liverpool. Brian Patten is a fellow Liverpudlian and one of Britain's most popular poets for children and adults alike. His poetry for adults has been translated into many languages. Brian is a popular performer of his work, and he has also written chiildren's plays as well as editing poetry collections.
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Book Description Puffin Books. Book Condition: New. Like New dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # J11F-00450
Book Description Puffin Books, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0141380624