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Poetry (Children’s/YA)

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  • Crocodile Tears

    By Roger McGough
    Illustrated by Greg McLeod

    Hardback, AUS $27.99, NZ $29.99
    A wonderfully zany tale from the inimitable pen of Roger McGough, about a crocodile who comes to London – and his experiences.

  • Dark Sky Park

    By Philip Gross
    Illustrated by Jesse Hodgson

    Paperback, AUS $14.99, NZ $16.99
    This is an exciting and thought-provoking celebration of all that is extraordinary in the natural world, that includes fascinating information about the creatures depicted.

  • Days Like This

    By Simon James
    Illustrated by Simon James

    Trade Paperback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    "Each brief verse has the rhythmic lilt and play with sounds and meaning that so engage young children. . . . But James's illustrations are the best feature of this inviting collection." — The Horn Book (starred review)

  • Dear Ugly Sisters

    By Laura Mucha
    Illustrated by Tania Rex

    Paperback, AUS $18.99, NZ $21.99
    A varied, effervescent and thought-provoking debut collection from a poet already well-known through anthologies, websites, literary events and poetry workshops

  • Dinosaurs And Dinner Ladies

    By John Dougherty
    Illustrated by Tom Morgan-Jones

    Paperback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    This is a funny and brilliant debut collection from the author of the bestselling Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face series.

  • Falling Hard

    By Betsy Franco

    Trade Paperback, AUS $17.99, NZ $21.99
    From an acclaimed anthologist comes this unforgettable collection of one hundred poems by teenagers, capturing the vertigo-inducing realm of romantic love.

  • Falling Hard

    By Betsy Franco

    Hardback, AUS $29.99, NZ $35.99
    "The teen poets in this lively anthology knock greeting-card clichés even as they celebrate their romance and their passion...From the pain of breakup and denial to affection and desire, the feelings in these poems will ring true to gay and straight

  • Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

    By Paul B. Janeczko
    Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

    Hardback, AUS $27.99, NZ $29.99
    Celebrated poet and anthologist Paul B. Janeczko pairs with Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet for a collection of short poems to sample and savor.

  • Firefly July: A Year of Very Short Poems

    By Paul B. Janeczko
    Illustrated by Melissa Sweet

    Paperback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    “Sweet’s pictures are, in a word, gorgeous. . . . They capture and expand the spirit and sensibility of the verses they illustrate to wonderful effect.” — Booklist (starred review)

  • Guinea Pig Town and Other Animal Poems

    By Lorraine Marwood

    Paperback, AUS $16.99, NZ $18.99
    A beautiful collection of poems about animals.

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