Dear Wandering Wildebeest: And Other Poems from the Water Hole

ISBN: 978-1-4677-1232-3 Millbrook Press/Lerner
Illustrations by Anna Wadham

SCBWI Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Award Honor Book

"In DEAR WANDERING WILDEBEEST Irene Latham asks readers to 'Wander with me, meander with me...'. They will -- and they will return for more -- again and again."
- Lee Bennett Hopkins

"Latham's finely crafted verse, at once humorous and serious, dazzlingly opens the imagination to the wilds of the world."
- Kirkus Reviews / STARRED

2015 Silver Moonbeam Children's Award for Poetry

2015 Bank Street Best Children's Book

NCTE Notable Poetry Book

2014 Nerdy Book Award for Poetry

2014 CYBILS Finalist

2014 AAAS Best Children's Book