Pet Poems

Pet Poems

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Here is a wonderful collection of poems about every kind of pet you can think of, with zany full-colour illustrations by the inimitable Korky Paul. From hamsters with headaches to fish with the flu and from whales in the bath to a little plastic cyber pet, here are pets pleasant, potty, and plain peculiar! Children will love the humour that runs throughout, and the book is a great introduction to poetry, whether at home or at school. Pet Poems is one of a best-selling series of poetry titles by John Foster and Korky Paul.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 274 x 8mm | 158.76g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • in full colour
  • 0192763458
  • 9780192763457
  • 492,467

About John Foster

John Foster is one of the best-loved and most highly regarded children's anthologists. He has published over one hundred poetry anthologies, including books from the My First Oxford Book of Poems series, as well as several collections of his own poems. Korky Paul is an award-winning illustrator of children's books who has collaborated with John Foster on several Oxford poetry anthologies, including Dragon Poems, Monster Poems, and Magic Poems.show more

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brimful of vitality, fun and totally anarchic illustrations - a perfect marriage of words and pictures. John Foster is expert at choosing just the kind of poem to appeal to the subversive side of every child and Korky Paul's illustrations take each verse even further towards total madness. If this combination of verse and illustration doesn't make you laugh out loud then you must have missed out on the sense of humour gene. Guardian Educationshow more

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