A collection of modern poems, some written especially for this book. We follow the child's day, from breakfast to lunch, playtime to bedtime. Carol Thompson's beautiful child-friendly illustrations bring the poems to life. John Foster is one of the top children's poetry editors. He has sold over 1 million copies for OUP and lives in Oxford. Carol Thompson has published books for Transworld and Macdonald. She lives in Ashby-de-la-Zouch.
John Foster is one the nation's best-loved and highly regarded children's poets. He was born in Carlisle, then educated at Denstone College in Staffordshire and Brasenose College in Oxford.
For over twenty years John taught English at various Oxfordshire comprehensive schools, as well as writing poetry for children. John's poetry anthologies present children with original and comtemporary poetry, proving that poetry is both accessible and fun.
His books have included First Verses for the Very Young, My First Oxford Book of Poems, My First Book of Animal Poems, The Poetry Chest, My Oxford Book of Christmas Poems, Twinkle, Twinkle Chocolate Bar, Dinosaur Poems, Monster Poems, Dragon Poems, Fantastic Football Poems and Pet Poems.
'John Foster is indisputably the world's premier poetry anthologist'