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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright! is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems—one for every day of the year. Filled with favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Carl Sandburg, Grace Nichols, Matsuo Basho, Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve, Lewis Carroll, Emily Dickinson, and many more. This is the perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or end of the day.
About the Author
Fiona Waters is renowned in the world of children’s books for her passion, enthusiasm, and encyclopedic knowledge of children’s literature. She has published more than eighty titles, including Sing a Song of Seasons, and her work has been translated into many different languages all over the world. Born and raised in Edinburgh, Fiona Waters now lives in the South of England with thousands of books and several very discerning cats.
Britta Teckentrup moved to London to study illustration and fine art and ended up staying in England for seventeen years. She has created more than thirty books, including Reptiles Everywhere, Don’t Wake Up the Tiger, and Get Out of My Bath! Her illustrations have appeared in magazines and on home wares, clothes, and packaging. Britta Teckentrup now lives and works in Berlin with her husband and son and their cat.
All sorts of animals romp, crawl and soar through Britta Teckentrup’s stylish illustrations for ‘Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!’, a handsome 4.5-pound whopper of a book with a poem for every day of the year. . . Families with children ages 2-7 will get a lot of wear at bedtime out of this one.
—The Wall Street Journal