Selfish Crocodile Book of Nursery Rhymes
Faustin Charles has specially created for this collection over 40 new rhymes inspired by traditional nursery rhymes and all featuring animal characters. The rhymes are illustrated throughout by Michael Terry, illustrator of the bestselling The Selfish Crocodile, and whose animal portrayals have become legendary. Combined with a fantastic audio CD that has Faustin Charles narrating the poems with lots of amazing animal sounds and noises, this will make a much-loved and much-listened to collection for younger readers.
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- Mixed media product | 72 pages
- 187 x 254 x 10mm | 268g
- 07 Sep 2009
- Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- London, United Kingdom
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'An entertaining, funny book ... some of the rhymes are gems in their own right' Learning Support 'Michael Terry's bold paintings are bursting with vigour and humour' Books for Keeps 'A wonderful collection' Nursery Industry 'Superb collection of rhymes with an animal twist ... An ideal gift' Cheshire Mums magazine
About Faustin Charles
Faustin Charles is a renowned poet and storyteller. Bloomsbury Children's Books also publishes his poetry collections for children. Faustin spends much time in schools and libraries storytelling and is also Library Buyer for Enfield. He lives in North London. Michael Terry is well known for the wonderful animals in his illustrations for his first picture book The Selfish Crocodile, and subsequent picture books, including The Sulky Vulture, The Gossipy Parrot and Ellie and Elvis. Michael has also created his own character, Captain Wag, whose books he both writes and illustrates. Michael lives in Hythe, Kent.