Zim Zam Zoom
Zappy Poems To Read Out Loud
By James Carter
Illustrated by Nicola Colton
Want to travel in a rocket?
Search for a grumpy dragon?
Make your very own monster?
Visit a higgledy-piggledy farm?
Well, hop into Zim Zam Zoom –
for fun and adventures galore!
Here is a collection of poems especially for reading out loud or performing. With delightful illustrations by a talented new illustrator, this is a brilliant introduction to poetry for young children.
275 x 240mm
May 4, 2016
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Selected for the UKLA Book Awards 2017
Short-listed for the CLiPPA Award 2017
"A gem of a book which combines, in perfect harmony, all the elements of what an excellent picture book for young children should be."
"James Carter's 'Let's Invent a Monster', from Zim, Zam, Zoom, yearns for stand up wriggling and animal sound effects."
Imogen Russell Williams (Times Literary Supplement)
"Colours, animals, space, music, fairytale fireworks...! Zim Zam Zoom is a collection of poems especially for reading out loud or performing. With delightful illustrations by the talented new illustrator Nicola Colton, this is a brilliant introduction to poetry for young children."
National Literacy Trust
James Carter is a prize-winning poet, guitarist and educational writer. He travels all over the UK to give poetry performances and workshops, and is the author of many best-selling poetry books including Hey Little Bug! and I'm a Little Alien. James lives in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.
Nicola Colton is an Irish illustrator living in Bristol .Her style is whimsical with an emphasis on colour and she likes to create characters full of warmth, humour and playfulness. She is passionate about children's illustration and her first picture book was awarded a White Raven by the International Youth Library and won the Literacy Association Ireland book Award.