An Imaginary Menagerie


A new edition of the classic Roger McGough collection of animal verse, with the author’s own illustrations

ISBN: 9781913074357 Author: McGough, Roger Publisher: Otter-Barry Books Publication Date: 7th July 2022 Imprint: Otter-Barry Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 821.914 (edition:23) Pages: 90 Language: English Edition: New edition Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subjects: ,

Ever see

an anaconda

drive through town

on a brand new Honda?

Don’t ask him

for a ride.

You might end up


From the Allivator to the Zonk, here are seventy-two gloriously witty poems that young readers will love and return to again and again.

Real and imaginary animals, from newts with flutes to boisterous baboons in hot-air balloons, crowd Roger McGough’s celebrated collection, now in a new edition for a new generation. Rich in invention, wordplay, and humour, with Roger’s own delightful, quirky illustrations.

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