Celebrated poet X.J. Kennedy captures what it means to be a kid in a city full of zany characters and urban adventures waiting to happen. Philippe Béha’s exuberant illustrations are a perfect match to these humorous rhymes.
Praise for City Kids:
“There is plenty of child appeal and perspective, as well as…rhymes and alliteration to catch the fancy of young listeners. Recommended.” — Library Media Connection
The Lion and the Unicorn – Honor Book 2011
Resource Links – Best of 2010
About the Illustrator:
Philippe Béha has won many awards, including The Mr. Christie Award and the Governor General’s Award. He was Canada’s 2014 nomination for the IBBY Hans Christian Andersen Lifetime Achievement Award.