Can you imagine a world without bees? Did you know that dung beetles are awesome recyclers? Insects pollinate, recycle and are an important food source for many animals – they’re tiny but mighty superheroes of the animal kingdom.
This is an anthology of wild and wonderful children’s poems which will educate and excite youngsters about the fascinating world of insects.
With poems by Maureen Anderson, Celia Berrell, Stephen Bone, Susan Byrne, Sharon Dalgleish, Anneliese Emmans Dean, Robert Ensor, Imogen Forster, Rebecca Gethin, Chrissie Gittins, Helen Clare, Elizabeth F. Hill, Nina Hoole, Karen Horsley, Anita John, John Alan Kitchen, Becky Kleanthous, Joanne Lloyd, Jane Mackenzie, Myles McLeod, Christy Mihaly, Diana Murray, Kate O’Neil, Lydia Syson, Gabrielle Turner, Richard Westcott, M. V. Williams, Elli Woollard, and Ros Woolner.
‘Poetry projects that arise from lofty intentions rarely realise themselves as well as this little gem of a book has. I absolutely loved it, and have no doubt it will open up the eyes and ears of children for generations to come.’ Deidre Hines, Sabotage Reviews
‘These gorgeous and educational poems evoke a sense of wonder.’ Dr Sarah Beynon, founder of The Bug Farm