All the Wild Wonders : Poems of Our Earth
Written by Wendy Cooling
Illustrated by Piet Grobler
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Age 7+. Poems that span the globe encouraging all readers to look at the good and the bad aspects of it make this a rich and original anthology. Twinning the themes of the wonders of the world and the horrors of how we despoil it means that the poems are both celebratory and angry. That leads to an interesting contradictions of styles and moods. Piet Grobler’s vibrant illustrations bring the feel of different countries to life.
All the Wild Wonders : Poems of Our Earth by Wendy Cooling
For this celebration of our Earth, distinguished anthologist and founder of the Bookstart programme Wendy Cooling has chosen poems to make children look, think, and ask questions. Why are trees so important? How are motorways damaging our countryside? What can we do about rubbish?What can we do to protect our Earth for the future? Strong, colourful illustrations combine to make this a gift book with a difference.
Poets include Grace Nicholls, Thomas Hardy, Ian Souter, John Milton, Tony Bradman, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Alan Brownjohn, William Blake, Benjamin Zephaniah, Christina Rossetti, Ogden Nash, Andrew Fusek Peters and others from all over the world.
'A timely anthology compiled by Wendy Cooling, with delightful, quirky illustrations by Piet Grobler. The poems not only celebrate the wonder of our earth but encourage children to reflect and question… This book will make a beautiful gift, but also deserves a place in every school library.' The Bookseller (selected as a March Highlight)'Collected by the founder of the Bookstart programme, this volume features beautiful artworks, illustrating a collection of poems that question human impact on the natural environment.' Children’s Buyer’s Guide (selected as a Highlight of the Season)
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