Award-winning poet Wes Magee's fantastical and humourous rhyming text is vividly illustrated capturing strange and wonderful scenarios in each of the Topsy Turvy titles. With fun facts about the animals' real habitat and behaviour, this series blends fact and fiction with hilarious results. Supporting material at the back of the book provides ideas and activities to further develop creative writing and comprehension skills.
Other titles in the series:
* Topsy Turvy Journeys
* Topsy Turvy Fairy Tales
* Topsy Turvy Animals
WES MAGEE was born in Scotland, and worked as a teacher and head-teacher until he became a full-time writer twenty years ago. He has published 100 books for children, including poetry, picture books and storybooks. He regularly visits schools, libraries and festivals across the UK and abroad, performing his “poetry show”. He also runs training days for teachers, talks at educational conferences and runs writing workshops. His best-known books are The Very Best of Wes Magee, which won the Children’s Poetry Bookshelf Award, The Boneyard Rap and The Witch’s Brew. He lives in Yorkshire.
Tracey Tucker lives in a small fishing village by the sea. How she came to be there is a longand winding tale, but it's the perfect spot for an artist and she feels inspired living there. It's like living in one of the books that she illustrates.