National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry

National Geographic Book of Nature Poetry

More Than 200 Poems with Photographs That Float, Zoom, and Bloom!

By J. Patrick Lewis

National Geographic Society, Hardcover, 9781426320941, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2015

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 thrunderstorms to soaring mountains, discover majestic photography perfectly paired with contemporary (such as Billy Collins), classics (such as Robert Frost), and never-before-published works.

About the Author
J. Patrick Lewis has authored more than fifty books of poetry for children. In 2011, he was named the Children s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation and was given the NCTE Excellence in Children's Poetry Award. He lives in Westerville, Ohio.Visit his website at