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A Picture Book for kids that love Animals.
Carol Ann Duffy's lyrical, humorous verse illuminates an entrancing world that is both familiar and strange. This is a very special book.
'Hippos wallow in the moon's deep craters, Bobbing with the rhinos and the alligators'. The moon tiger scratches at shooting stars, polar bears float down from their mountain for starfish and chips, and the zookeeper, of course, is an alien.
|Publication date:||4th September 2009|
|Author:||Carol Ann Duffy|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Year Groups:||Early Years|
Poet, playwright and freelance writer Carol Ann Duffy was born on 23 December 1955 in Glasgow and read philosophy at Liverpool University. She is a former editor of the poetry magazine Ambit and is a regular reviewer and broadcaster. She moved from London to Manchester in 1996 and began to lecture in poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her papers were acquired by the Robert W. Woodruff Library of Emory University in 1999, and in October 2000 she was awarded a grant of £75,000 over a five-year period by the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. Carol Ann Duffy is also an acclaimed playwright, ...More About Carol Ann Duffy