'Loving words clutch crimson roses, Rude words sniff and pick their noses, Sly words come dressed up as foxes, Short words stand on cardboard boxes, Common words tell jokes and gabble, Complicated words play Scrabble ...' Read aloud, these poems will have an immediate impact and will bring enjoyment to both children and adults. The line drawings by John Lawrence, one of our finest illustrators, are also a delight.
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Richard Edwards has written several volumes of verse for children, including The Word Party and The House That Caught a Cold. Acclaimed by George Macbeth as "a master of light verse," Richard has had several of his poems broadcast on BBC Radio. Sarah Fox-Davies is a highly esteemed illustrator whose natural history illustrations have appeared in David AttenbMore about Richard Edwards
John Lawrence has contributed to over one hundred books for children and adults as an illustrator and wood-engraver. Twice Winner of the Francis Williams Book Illustration Award, his illustrated titles include The Mysteries of Zigomar by Allan Ahlberg; Christmas in Exeter Street; and the Walker Treasure A Year and a Day.More about John Lawrence