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Poems from a Green and Blue Planet

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3rd October 2019

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Selected: ebook / ISBN-13: 9781444951257

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A GUARDIAN CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE YEAR 2019, this stunning collection of new and classic poems from around the world celebrates the diversity of life on our green and blue planet, to be shared with all the family. With new poems from Raymond Antrobus, Mona Arshi, Kate Tempest, Hollie McNish, Dean Atta, Sabrina Mahfouz and more.

Dive into this book and be swept away on a journey around our green and blue planet, from the peak of the snowiest mountaintop to the bottom of the deepest, bluest ocean. Meet the birds circling its skies, the beasts prowling its plains, and the people toiling in its fields and forests and cities… Explore all the worlds that make up our world, and hear the voices, past and present, that sing out from it. From haikus to sonnets, from rap to the Romantics, this joyous collection celebrates life in all corners of our beautiful planet.


Guardian - ‘The best children’s books of 2019 for all ages’
A generous anthology, discerningly edited by Sabrina Mahfouz with a magpie's eye for sparkling gems new and old
Sunday Times
This handsome gilded volume collects more than 100 poems that engage with nature and the elements and are accessible to the young. It has a timely theme and would make a rich gift
Irish Independent
Highly recommended