Nosy Crow A Whale of a Time
Nosy Crow A Whale of a Time

A Whale of a Time

By Lou Peacock


Publication Date: September 19, 2023

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Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

A collection of 366 hilarious poems about animals, families, school, food, holidays, and much more!

 From the creators behind the award-winning anthologies Sing a Song of Seasons and Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, this rib-tickling illustrated anthology is filled with unforgettable classics and new discoveries, including poetry in translation. The spectacular range of poems for children includes work by John AgardMaya AngelouBrian BilstonGwendolyn BrooksLucille CliftonWendy CopeNikki GrimesNikki GiovanniLangston HughesEdward LearOgden NashLinda Sue ParkMichael RosenJudith ViorstWilliam Carlos WilliamsJane YolenBenjamin ZephaniahAnd many more!

Each poem is brought to life by Matt Hunt's comical and vibrant artwork. Whether shared out loud or read alone, this is the perfect book to bring a smile—every day of the year!

 With a textured paper jacket, cloth binding, ribbon marker, and glossy double-page spreads, this is the perfect gift for any occasion.

About the Author

Lou Peacock is lucky enough to have one of the best jobs in the world: "Publishing Director of Picture Books" at Nosy Crow. She has a degree in English Literature from Oxford University, and over twenty years' experience in children's publishing. She started her editorial career working on novelty books, but has focused on picture books and poetry for the last 15 years. She often puts her author hat on to write picture books for Nosy Crow and has a notebook full of scribbled ideas. Matt Hunt was born in Redditch in Worcestershire, England, in 1988. Starting out as a fine artist, he graduated from the Birmingham School of Art, and from these roots, developed a love for children's illustration. Matt works in mixed media, utilizing paint, pens, crayons, and digital methods. He's influenced by old movies, classic illustration, cartoons, and books. He lives with his wife Hayley and two cats.

Format: Hardcover Picture Book

Length: 336 pages

Publisher: Nosy Crow

Publication Date: September 19, 2023

ISBN: 9798887770253

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