What happens if you fall into a river full of piranha fish? Do man-eating tigers eat only men? And why should you thank your lucky stars you're not a pigmy shrew? These are some of the topics which arise in this collection of animal poems by the author of "The Sheep-Pig".
Biography for Jonathan Allen. Jonathan Allen is the author and illustrator of many popular fiction and picture books for young children. His previous books for Transworld includes the flap book CHICKEN LICKEN, two Corgi Yearlings THE FLYING SQUAD and KEEP-FIT CANARIES, and he has illustrated Dick King-Smith's poetry, JUNGLE JINGLES AND OTHER ANIMAL RHYMES. Author lives: Hertfordshire. Biography for Dick King-Smith. DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. Now a bestselling full-time author, his work has received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In 1995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work.
Jungle Jingles and Other Animal Poems: World Book Day Edition by Dick King-Smith
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