Our Own Kind: 100 New Zealand Poems about Animals

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Siobhan Harvey
Godwit, 2009 - Animals - 239 pages
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From Baxter to Hunt, Frame to Glover, Curnow to Edmond, animals are widely found in New Zealand verse and are the subject of some of our most famous and endearing poems. In Our Own kind Siobhan Harvey brings them together in an intelligently and affectionately chosen anthology that's beautifully enhanced by outstanding animal photographs by Mark Smith. The sections of the collection are headed as follows and indeed provide something for everyone: Bow - Wow, Miaow, A Box of Birds, Other Pets, Creepy - crawly, Moana, Zoo, Farm.

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Siobhan Harvey is the author of Essential New Zealand Poems which made the shortlist for the Publishers Association of New Zealand (PANZ) Book Design Awards. The cover was designed by Alan Deare.

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