A superheroic story about a magical penguin called Poppy.
Poppy’s Planet is a whimsical rhyming story about a magical flying penguin named Poppy and the world around us. Upset about the damage and destruction caused to our planet, Poppy sets out to make us all aware of how we can save the world together!
A huge success when first released in the USA in 2013, Poppy’s Planet was the first book released by transatlantic author and illustrator duo Russ Brown and Jamie Cosley. A superheroic story about a magical penguin called Poppy (named after one of the author’s two children), Poppy’s Planet is all about saving the world in every little way we can.
Exploring environmental issues and what we can be doing to help protect the world around us, Poppy is the environmental avenger we need. Teaching children about recycling, climate change and more in wonderful rhyme.
About the Author
Russ Brown is an author and primary school teacher, originally from Liverpool and now based in Cumbria. Russ has written five children’s books since 2011, including The Field Feud (2014), Monsters in My Maths Book (2016) and Poppy’s Planet (2018). Russ continues to work with longtime collaborator Jamie Cosley; an author/illustrator partnership that has garnered three children’s books and has also seen the pair create the Wally D. comics for Walt Disney World Magazine and, more recently, ‘The Light Side’ comic strip series for Star Wars Insider Magazine.
About the Illustrator
Jamie Cosley is an illustrator and cartoonist from Mechanicsville, Virginia, USA. A prolific creator, Jamie has illustrated over 30 children’s books and comics. Most notably, Jamie illustrated the hugely successful U.S. release of Poppy’s Planet (2013), which has since been released in the UK (2018). Jamie has released three books with longtime collaborator Russ Brown and, alongside the author, created the Wally D comic strips for Walt Disney World Magazine and ‘The Light Side’ comic strips for Star Wars Insider Magazine. Outside of illustrating stories, Jamie also creates artwork for Topps – illustrating cards for their Star Wars, Walking Dead and Clerks trading cards.