Poetry book if you go down to the woods today by Rachel Piercey
If you go down to the woods today… written by Rachel Piercey is a lovely book of poetry, exploring a magical woodland year. Experience the everyday wonder of nature and the passing of the seasons in this beautifully illustrated hardback book.
With its large size of 31 x 25.6cm, if you go down the woods today features 20 spreads, each dedicated to key events or rites of passage in a child’s day, which is brought to life by the book’s illustrator Freya Hartas’s delightful woodland friends.
Join Bear on his journey from spring to winter with lots of friends to meet, places to explore and things to spot along the way in the woods!
If you go down to the woods today is recommended for children of all ages.
Rachel Piercey is a freelance poet, editor and tutor. She has co-edited three children’s poetry anthologies with Emma Press and regularly performs her work and runs poetry workshops in primary schools. Rachel’s poems for adults have been published in various journals The Poetry Review, Magma and The Rialto, as well as two pamphlets with the Emma Press and one with HappenStance. She lives in London.
Freya Hartas is a UK based illustrator specialising in children’s books, and the artist for the best-selling Slow Down. She lives in the vibrant city of Bristol with her partner and their ancient black cat Katsu and works from her cosy, cluttered desk in a shared studio down the road. She graduated from Falmouth University with a first-class honours in BA illustration in 2014. Freya loves to conjure up humorous characters, animals and monsters, creating the most fantastical worlds for them to inhabit and get lost in.
The if you go down to the woods today book is published by Magic Cat Publishing (release date march 2021) and contains lovely illustrations by Freya Hartas.
1 hardback book in English, 40 pages / 20 spreads.