This delectable collection of poems written by a performance poet who is well known in schools, is perfect for reading aloud and will be greeted with delight by teachers and children alike. (Bookseller
What shines through is a real understanding of the target audience and the things that will appeal to them. A great book for the classroom/ school library. (Parents in Touch
A delightful collection with a lovely range of subject, form and mood. (School Librarian
Read aloud, the poems spring to life and invite interaction and participation. Exploring them visually is also rewarding sa the texts are clearly set out and easy to follow. Mique Moriuchi's simple illustrations, in shades of grey, provide a playful, visual complement to the poeems, capturing their essence and are integral to the whole. (Ibby Link
About the Author
James Carter is a prize-winning poet and guitarist. He travels all over the UK and abroad to give lively poetry performances and workshops - in schools, libraries and at literary festivals. His poetry titles include Cars Stars Electric Guitars and Orange Silver Sausage (Walker Books) and Time-Travelling Underpants and Greetings, Earthlings! (Macmillan). James was the major contributor to the recent Cbeebies TV series Poetry Pie. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.
Mique Moriuchi works with bits and pieces, textured paint and collage for her rich and unique pictures for children's books such as Granny Torelli Makes Soup by Sharon Creech (Bloomsbury) and Talk Peace by Sam Williams (Hodder Children's UK). Mique Moriuchi has a (BA) Hons. in Graphic design from Norwich School of Art & Design and an MA in sequential design and illustration from the University of Brighton.