Adrian Mitchell has joined forces with four of today's favourite illustrators to create this fresh and vibrant collection of poems for the young reader. With offerings from Shakespeare and Wordsworth to Milligan and McGough there is something here for everyone. Each day has its own poem, carefully chosen to accommodate the needs of a young audience and to fit in with the season in which it falls. And with both colour and black and white illustrations throughout, this is truly a collection to treasure.
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Adrian Mitchell was a much-loved playwright, poet and activist. His work in the theatre spans more than four decades. It includes original plays, many of them based on his heroes including William Blake, Mark Twain and Erik Satie, and adaptations of Spanish Golden Age and Russian classics. He worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre anMore about Adrian Mitchell
Russell Ayto was born in Chichester, Sussex and brought up in Oxfordshire. The thing he loves best is the chance to be creative and use his imagination to make characters come to life. He has illustrated many picture books and been shortlisted for the Nestle Award, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Awards, and won the 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl FMore about Russell Ayto