cover image Pet Poems

Pet Poems

John Foster. Oxford University Press, USA, $18.5 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-19-276191-0

Pets take center stage in the more than 40 verses by British poets in Pet Poems, ed. by John Foster, illus. by Korky Paul. Along with the garden variety dogs and cats, this paper-over-board volume boasts a vulture, alligator and anteater, too, with cartoonish illustrations that exploit the madcap encounters. ( Apr.)