Goldilocks on CCTV (Hardcover)

By John Agard, Satoshi Kitamura (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 9781847801838, 62pp.

Publication Date: June 26, 2012



There she was on the news,
Miss Goody Two-Shoes,
Caught on CCTV.

Don't look so shocked
Of course you know who -
Who else but Goldilocks?

Here are 30 amazing poems which are rooted in the world of fairy tale and legend. Wickedly witty, deliciously subversive and utterly modern, the poems are also affectionate and big-hearted tributes to the original tales and characters that inspired them. This is a sizzling new collection from a master poet, portrayed with verce by Satoshi Kitamura's extraordinary black-and-white illustrations.

About the Author

John Agard is an award-winning British poet. He is the author of many children's books, including The Young Inferno. He lives in Lewes, U.K.Satoshi Kitamura was born in Tokyo and has written and illustrated 20 of his own books and illustrated many more. He also translates children's books into Japanese and divides his time between London and Japan.

Praise For Goldilocks on CCTV

Praise for The Young Inferno:
"Kitamura's black-and-white drawings take on a new freedom and ferocity . . . the line is more authoritative and emphatic than ever, excitingly varied in tone and texture, responding to every nuance of Agard's text." The Guardian