Like the work of Michael Rosen and Shirley Hughes, images and words combine to evoke the textures and spirit of landscapes.
Felicity Plunkett, Poet and Poetry Editor
Magic Fish Dreaming should be out, open and working its magic in every kindergarten, primary classroom and home—it will certainly stay with me as I set off on my next poetic expedition.
Helen Ramoutsaki, poet, lyricist, performer and educator
The lilting rhythms of June’s verse and the creatures and curiosities that swirl throughout each of Helene’s illustrations will entrance and delight children for generations.
Dimity Powell, Children’s Author and Book Reviewer
In playful language, June Perkins takes traditional forms of rhyme and rhythm, twisting and weaving them into inventive new patterns.
Robyn Sheahan-Bright, Justified Text Writing and Publishing Consultancy Services
Meet all sorts of wonderful characters as Magic Fish Dreaming encourages children and families everywhere to hunt for their own nature-based or urban poems.
Mira Reisberg Ph.D. Director of the Children’s Book Academy