and other poems
By Laura Mucha
Illustrated by Tania Rex
A debut collection that fizzes with originality and wit.
Original, dazzling and unconventional, here is a first solo collection from an outstanding new voice in children’s poetry. Rich in surprises, with many shape- and puzzle-poems, its themes include science, nature and space. Go on a night flight, have a monster’s lunch, immerse yourself in birdsong. Shout out an Apatosaurus rap before checking out Alexander Fleming’s petri dish. Warm humour and deeper notes of insight and empathy mingle in a wide range of poetic styles and forms, making a spectacular debut from a poet to watch.
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