This feast of poetry will satisfy even the pickiest of readers. Neil Philip’s joyous celebration of the table includes classic and contemporary selections from around the world, featuring poets like Lewis Carroll, Douglas Florian, Mary Ann Hoberman, Christina Rossetti, and A. A. Milne. Claire Henley’s mouth-watering illustrations make this delicious book perfect for sharing at mealtime, or anytime.
Neil Philip is a noted folklorist and anthologist who has written several books on Native American and multicultural themes for Clarion, including IN A SACRED MANNER I LIVE, which was named both a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He lives in England.
"paintings perfectly capture the playful spirit...tempting collection...fun to share with youngsters at mealtime or anytime." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL School Library Journal
"paintings...extend the giddy, playful sense of the words...up-tempo, fanciful poems that find rowdy fun in an everyday subject." Booklist, ALA —