The books of the Graphic Poetry series combine the wit and artistry of classic poems with the rich and vivid imagination of contemporary artists. Glen served as writer, editor, and consultant for the series of 20 titles, which bring poetry to life for today's kids.
by Glen Downey, illustrated by Liam Thurston -- Cato is a young slave boy in the bustling Roman city of Pompeii. When Mount Vesuvius erupts without warning, Cato is separated from his mother. Will they wurvive the terrifying day and be reunited?
by Glen Downey, illustrated by Anthony Tan and Katrina Hoo -- When Lindsay, Josh, and Colin find a first edition of their favourite comic book, they have to figure out who takes it home. Will a game of Duelling Dragons solve their problem?
by Glen Downey, illustrated by Mike Rooth -- The young scribe Joshua leads a quiet, scholarly life in the libraries of the Byzantine Empire. However, as the Ottoman Turks lay siege to the city of Constantinople, many lives are changed forever. What will happen to Joshua?
by Glen Downey, illustrated by Leo Lingas -- Young Hans Kappel and his sister Marta live in communist East Berlin but yearn for the freedom of the West. When they hear the American President speak about freedom, they devise a plan to escape.