By Douglas Florian
(HMH Books, Hardcover, 9780152046392, 56pp.)
Publication Date: April 2005
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Climb on into Douglas Florian's latest poetry compendium, featuring twenty-one original poems and paintings about creatures from across the animal kingdom.
With sleepy sloths and portly pigs, lazy lizards and regal eagles, this creeping, leaping, sweeping collection of zoological delights is certain to have animal enthusiasts everywhere rattling their cages for more.
DOUGLAS FLORIAN is the creator of many award-winning picture books and poetry collections, including omnibeasts; bow wow meow meow; lizards, frogs, and polliwogs; mammalabilia; and insectlopedia. He lives in New York City.
Praise for Douglas Florian's animal poetry books:
"A first choice for the poetry shelves . . . this collection is toadally terrific."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
[star] "Florian's distinctive, full-page watercolors are as playful as his verse."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)