Zim Zam Zoom (Hardcover)

Zappy Poems to Read Out Loud

By James Carter, Nicola Colton (Illustrator)

Otter-Barry Books, 9781910959541, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2016

List Price: 17.99*
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Colors, animals, space, music, fairytale fireworks... Here is a collection of poems especially written for performance. Perfect for the classroom and also for reading aloud at home. Poetry has a higher profile in schools than ever before, and this is the book teachers need to help them. With delightful illustrations by a talented new illustrator, this is a brilliant introduction to poetry for young children.

About the Author

James Carter is a prize-winning poet, guitarist and educational writer. He travels all over the UK to give poetry performances and workshops, and is the author many best-selling poetry books including Hey Little Bug! and I'm a Little Alien. He lives in London. Nicola Colton is an Irish illustrator with a playful, folk-art style, whose illustrations have been exhibited in Dublin and London, as well as in magazines and stationery. Zim Zam Zoom is her first picture book. She lives in Dublin, Ireland.