Beastly Verse by JooHee Yoon

Feast your eyes on these energetic, emotionally charged and explosive illustrations. They have a vibrant punk aesthetic – the colours radiate out of the page.

JooHee Yoon has collated some of her favourite poems about beasts of all sizes and temperaments, written by great wordsmiths like D H Laurence, Lewis Carroll and William Blake. With her contemporary style, luminous palette and obscure compositions, Yoon brings their words to life for a new generation to enjoy.

The book is delivered with deliciously high production value. The combination of the type of paper, the binding adhesive and the printing ink gives off that glorious odour of new and old books. And then there’s the texture of the paper…

Published by Enchanted Lion Books

JooHee Yoon is an illustrator and printmaker. She contributes regularly to international publications, such as the New York Times, in addition to working on picture books, posters and other projects. Her original pieces have been exhibited across the globe, most recently in Berlin and at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in Italy.

Leave a Reply