lizbrownlee – poet

Poems, animal info and Lola the labradoodle!

Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Snow Leopard, by Liz Brownlee

Snow leopards live high in the mountain ranges of central and southern Asia in the winter, and even higher in the summer. Their coats are extremely warm, and at rest they wrap their 1 metre-long tails around themselves to keep out the chill. They are the most beautiful of big cats; there is no record …

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Purrfect

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Imagine Poetry Festival at the National Poetry Library

On Monday 13th February I had a lovely day performing some animal shape poems to a brilliant audience, in what has to be one of the most wonderfully poetry-filled venues ever – the children’s section of the National Poetry Library at the Southbank Centre. I have animated my poems so that the shape of the …

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Reaching the Stars – my new book, with Jan Dean and Michaela Morgan

It arrived this morning from Macmillan – this beautiful book! . Working with the wonderful and lovely Jan Dean and Michaela Morgan, this was a pleasure to write! Published by Macmillan, and published on March 9, (cover art by StephSays Hello), you can order it here. It has been timed to chime with the 100th anniversary …

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Panda by Liz Brownlee

Another video shot a few years ago in the snow… in front of the entirely appropriate bamboo!   .

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