Sixteen poems to read out loud - perfect for sharing at home or at school.

Want to travel in a rocket? Search for a grumpy dragon? Make your very own monster? Visit a higgledy-piggledy farm? Well, hop into Zim Zam Zoom - for fun and adventures galore! Colours, animals, space, music, fairytale fireworks...! Here is a collection of poems especially written for performance. With delightful illustrations by a talented new illustrator, this is a brilliant introduction to poetry for young children.


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 bestselling poetry books including Hey Little Bug! and I'm a Little Alien. James Carter lives in Wallingford, Oxfordshire.

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. Nicola Colton lives in Bristol.

Other books you'll love