Poem text: nothing can be mixed to give / ladybird / canary / or peacock / but you can mix / canary with ladybird to give clown fish / canary with peacock to create frog / peacock with ladybird to give sea star / ladybird with canary and peacock will make monkey



Louise Crosby is an illustrator, poet and retired teacher. She often illustrates poems as comics and makes artbooks and zines. She is beginning to write more poetry for children. Louise has poems published in magazines and anthologies including Under the Radar (Nine Arches Press) and, for children, Dragons of the Prime: Poems about Dinosaurs (The Emma Press). Her illustrations have appeared on poetry book and magazine covers. She studied science and art and so enjoyed writing about the colour spectrum.