A marvellous menagerie of animal poems for children by New Zealand’s best writers – some of them children – selected by star New Zealand poet Paula Green and adorably illustrated by Jenny Cooper.
About the Kiwi creators
Paula Green is a poet, writer, reviewer and anthologist. Find out more on her author page.
Jenny Cooper is an award-winning and prolific illustrator of more than 70 children’s books, and says she finds each new title “completely different and a new adventure”. Noted for being an exceptionally versatile, characterful and exuberant illustrator, the judges of the 2015 LIANZA Children and Young Adult Book Awards praised Jenny for the “multitude of talents in her basket of goodies . . . she is able to draw a variety of animals convincingly well; her command of emotional drawing is also superb.”