If You Go Down to the Woods Today (Brown Bear Wood) (Hardcover)
Journey through a magical woodland with poems to read and things to find in the beautifully illustrated picture book If You Go Down to the Woods.
My woodland’s full of animals,
of every different kind.
So shall we stay here for a while
and see what we can find?
Experience the everyday wonder of nature in this first book of poetry, exploring a magical woodland year. With poems by acclaimed writer Rachel Piercey and illustrations by Freya Hartas, 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.
“A tour de force of interactive two-dimensional nature.” —Kirkus Reviews
About the Author
Rachel Piercey is a freelance poet, editor, and tutor. She has coedited three children’s poetry anthologies with the Emma Press and regularly performs her work and runs poetry workshops in elementary schools. Piercey’s poems for adults have been published in various journals, including 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 an illustrator specializing in children’s books, and creator of the bestselling Slow Down. She graduated from Falmouth University with honors in BA illustration and loves to conjure up humorous characters, animals, and monsters, creating the most fantastical worlds for them to inhabit and get lost in. Freya lives in the vibrant city of Bristol with her partner and their ancient black cat, Katsu, and works from her cozy, cluttered desk in a shared studio down the road.
"A tour de force of interactive two-dimensional nature." —Kirkus Reviews