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Title The tree that time built : a celebration of nature, science, and imagination / selected by Mary Ann Hoberman and Linda Winston ; [illustrations by Barbara Fortin]
Published Napperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, [2009]
Napperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, 2009


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Description xii, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
4 3/4 in
Contents Oh, fields of wonder -- The sea is our mother -- Prehistoric praise -- Think like a tree -- Meditations of a tortoise -- Some primal termite -- Everything that lives wants to fly -- I am the family face -- Hurt no living thing
Summary An anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and encouraging environmental awareness. Includes an audio CD that comprises readings of 44 of the poems, many performed by the poets themselves
Notes Poetry Foundation, childrens poet laureate 2008-2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-181) and index
Notes Poetry Foundation, childrens poet laureate 2008-2010
Subject American poetry.
Children's poetry, American.
Children's poetry, English.
English poetry.
Environmentalism -- Juvenile poetry.
Environmentalism -- Poetry.
Nature -- Juvenile literature.
Nature -- Juvenile poetry.
Children's poetry.
Science -- Juvenile poetry.
Science -- Poetry.
Environmentalism -- Poetry.
Nature -- Poetry.
Science -- Poetry.
Genre/Form Nature poetry.
Sound recordings.
Author Fortin, Barbara, illustrator
Hoberman, Mary Ann, compiler
Winston, Linda, compiler
LC no. 2009032608
ISBN 1402225172