From highly-acclaimed author and poet, John Agard, comes this poetry collection suitable for the very youngest child, written especially for babies.
Follow the rhyme and rhythm of a baby’s day.
5 stars – These simple poems will delight babies and toddlers. (www.bettybookmark.co.uk )
Lovingly portrayed in striking etched paintings. (Books for Keeps )
About the Author
John Agard is one of the most popular and highly-regarded poets writing in Britain today. His poem Half-Caste is on the GCSE syllabus and he performs at Poetry Live events throughout the country. His adult collection, We Brits, was shortlisted for the 2007 British Book Awards Decibel Writer of the Year Award. His book for teens, The Young Inferno, won the CLPE Poetry Prize Award in 2009, was nominated for both the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards in 2010 and shortlisted for the 2010 UKLA Award. Goldilocks on CCTV, his poetry collection for 11 plus, inspired by fairy tales, is on the 2012 CLPE Award shortlist. John lives in Lewes, Sussex, with his wife the poet Grace Nichols.
Jenny Bent’s family live in Jamaica, but she has her home near London. Jenny began working as an illustrator after graduating from Harrow Art College. She has written and illustrated several books. She lectures in art and design and in 1992, she travelled to Nigeria on British Council bursary to hold children’s book illustration workshops.