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
WILDEBEEST - National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) 2015 Notable Poetry Book
2014 Nerdy Book Award for Poetry
2014 CYBILS Finalist
2014 AAAS Best Children's Book