Whale of a Time

Whale of a Time

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A Whale of a Good Time is the perfect poetry present. 366 entries from creators like Maya Angelou and Langston Hughes, curated by Lou Peacock, to be enjoyed as daily bites. Ideal reading for people who like poetry, laughing, enjoying and amusing.

A collection of 366 hilarious poems about animals, families, school, food, holidays, and much more!


From the creators behind the award-winning anthologies Sing a Song of Seasons and Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, this rib-tickling illustrated anthology is filled with unforgettable classics and new discoveries, including poetry in translation. The spectacular range of poems for children includes work by 

  • John Agard
  • Maya Angelou
  • Brian Bilston
  • Gwendolyn Brooks
  • Lucille Clifton
  • Wendy Cope
  • Nikki Grimes
  • Nikki Giovanni
  • Langston Hughes
  • Edward Lear
  • Ogden Nash
  • Linda Sue Park
  • Michael Rosen
  • Judith Viorst
  • William Carlos Williams
  • Jane Yolen
  • Benjamin Zephaniah
  • And many more!

Each poem is brought to life by Matt Hunt's comical and vibrant artwork. Whether shared out loud or read alone, this is the perfect book to bring a smile—every day of the year!

With a ribbon marker and glossy double-page spreads, this is the perfect gift for any occasion.

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