Beast Friends Forever!: Animal Lovers in Rhyme (Hardcover)

Animal Lovers in Rhyme

By Robert Forbes, Ronald Searle (Illustrator)

Overlook Duckworth, 9781590208083, 76pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2013



With delicious poems by Robert Forbes and zany illustrations of each poem by master artist Ronald Searle, these wildly playful rhymes and charmingly intricate illustrations will keep readers seven to seventy coming back again and again. The anteater (who is not a cheater), a brave meerkat named Lee, Bugsie Seagull, and Dapper Don the fox feature along with many others in this timeless collection.

About the Author

Robert Forbes serves as a company Vice President as well as President of the lifestyle magazine "ForbesLife." After 25 years in New York City and six in London, he and his wife currently reside in Florida. His other two books of poetry for children, "Beastly Feasts!" and "Let's Have a Bite!, " were also illustrated by Ronald Searle.

Ronald Searle delighted millions with his comic creation "St. Trinian's, " also published by Overlook and adapted into a film starring Rupert Everett, Mischa Barton, and Colin Firth. He was a distinguished contributor to numerous magazines around the world, including "The New Yorker."