A Strange Place to Call Home by Marilyn Singer
  

Synopsis

A Strange Place to Call Home by Marilyn Singer

Of all the miracles of life, it is life's persistence that astounds the most. In the endless black of the deepest caves, blind fish find their way. In a frozen forest, snow monkeys find cozy hot springs to keep warm. Even in the salt desert's barren cold, flamingoes bloom like vivid flowers. The fourteen animals in this book defy the odds and make their homes under the weight of seas, in the belly of tar pits, in the sandstorm's mouth. Renowned poet Marilyn Singer and celebrated artist Ed Young offer a fascinating look at the creatures that call the strangest places home.

Reviews

This enlightening collection brings beauty and respect to strangeness. - Booklist

About the Author

Marilyn Singer is the author of over ninety books for children and young adults in many genres, but she especially loves to write poetry. Ed Young has illustrated more than eighty books for children, many of which he also wrote.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
44 pages

Author

Marilyn Singer
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Publication date

1st November 2012

ISBN

9781452101200


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