Come All You Little Persons
PUBLICATION DECEMBER 2017
From above earth, from above sky,
from below earth, from under water,
come all you little persons
come exactly as you are.
Come little bird person, come little bee person, come little tree person - little persons from all over the world join together to celebrate the dance of life and love in this stunning poem from John Agard. Stunningly illustrated by Jessica Courtney-Tickle, this is a book that both little persons and big persons will treasure and pore over for a lifetime, and is a true poem of our time.
A tender, moving and joyous story from one of our nation's premier poets, John Agard
John Agard is an award-winning poet, born in British Guiana (now called Guyana) in the Caribbean, in 1949. He moved to the UK in the late 1970s and is well known for powerful and fun performances of his work. His poem Half Caste has been featured in the AQA English GCSE anthology since 2002, and he lives in Lewes with his family.Jessica Courtney-Tickle is a part illustrator part story-maker based in Cambridgeshire, UK. She graduated from Kingston University in July 2014 where she studied Illustration and Animation and found a specialism in children's picture books. She loves working with colour, texture and lots and lots of characters!