National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry

National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry

More Than 200 Poems With Photographs That Float, Zoom, and Bloom! ; With Favorites From Langston Hughes, Naomi Shihab Nye, Billy Collins, and More

Book - 2015
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"When words in verse are paired with the awesomeness of nature, something magical happens! Beloved former U.S. Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis curates an exuberant poetic celebration of the natural world in this stellar collection of nature poems. From trickling streams to deafening thunderstorms to soaring mountains, discover majestic photography perfectly paired with contemporary (such as Billy Collins), classics (such as Robert Frost), and never-before-published works" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]
Characteristics: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781426320941 (hardcover)
1426320949 (hardcover)
9781426320958 (Library Binding)
1426320957 (Library Binding)
Call Number: J 808.81936 NATIONAL


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Mar 16, 2017

This book has beautiful photos with beautiful poetry. I have never considered my self a lover of poetry, but I couldn't seem to stop reading these. Both of my boys, ages 11 and 9 have enjoyed our evenings reading the poems and looking at the stunning photos. I liked it so much I bought it!

Jun 13, 2016

Like taking a fantastic journey to the best corners of the world. The book was educational, beautifully full of photos one might stare in awe for several minutes, then review again. Lovely yet some obscure poems.
A book to share with children, elders and everyone in between.
I highly recommend this book!


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