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National Geographic book of nature poetry : with favorites from Langston Hughes, Naomi Shihab Nye, Billy Collins, and more : more than 200 poems with photographs that float, zoom, and bloom!

Author: J Patrick LewisPeggy Elizabeth GiffordN Scott MomadayGeorge Gordon Byron Byron, BaronJohn MoffittAll authors
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Poetry
Juvenile poetry
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Patrick Lewis; Peggy Elizabeth Gifford; N Scott Momaday; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; John Moffitt; Marin Sorescu; Joseph Stroud; W H Davies; Issa Kobayashi; Kurt Vonnegut; Emily Dickinson
ISBN: 9781426320941 1426320949 9781426320958 1426320957
OCLC Number: 922798753
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The wonder of nature --
In the sky --
In the sea --
On the move --
Across the land --
In shade --
In distress --
In season --
In splendor --
Last thoughts.
Other Titles: Book of nature poetry
Nature poetry
Responsibility: edited by J. Patrick Lewis, former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate.

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"Few books make it clearer why nature inspires so many poets to reach for the pen." -- Starred Review, Publishers Weekly "An inherently fascinating and fun read from first page to last, and Read more...

 
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