cover image Omnibeasts: Animal Poems and Paintings

Omnibeasts: Animal Poems and Paintings

Douglas Florian. Harcourt Children's Books, $18 (95pp) ISBN 978-0-15-205038-2

Readers will welcome back old favorites in several titles this fall. Omnibeasts collects Douglas Florian's witty rhymes, riddles and artwork from among several standby compendiums, including mammalabilia; bow wow meow meow and insectlopedia. PW said of his previous collections, ""Florian depicts the subjects in quirkily apt illustrations... even the typography plays a part in the humor."" .