All the Wild Wonders (Hardcover)

Poems of our Earth

By Wendy Cooling, Piet Grobler (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 9781847806260, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/29/2010)
Paperback (4/1/2012)

List Price: 18.99*
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Description

In this celebration of our Earth, distinguished anthologist Wendy Cooling has chosen poems to make children look, think, and ask questions. Why are trees so important? How are motorways damaging our countryside? What can we do about rubbish? What can we do to protect our Earth for the future? Strong, colorful illustrations and a lavish new imitlin cover make this a gift book with a difference. Poets include Grace Nicholls, Thomas Hardy, Benjamin Zephaniah, Alfred Lord Tennyson and other poets from all over the world.



About the Author

Wendy Cooling is a former teacher, and founder of the national Bookstart programme. She has edited many story collections and poetry anthologies, has retold traditional tales, and is a highly-respected reviewer and commentator on children's books. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln include All the Colours of the Earth and All the Wild Wonders. She lives in Hertfordshire.Piet Grobler grew up on a farm in Limpopo, South Africa. After working as a church minister, he made a career in illustration and now lectures at the University of Worcester. He is the recipient of many international illustration awards, including the IBBY Honours List. His books for Frances Lincoln include The Great Tug of War and Aesop's Fables with Beverley Naidoo, and Fussy Freya with Katharine Quarmby. He lives with his wife and daughter in Great Malvern.


Praise For All the Wild Wonders: Poems of our Earth

"Piet Grobler's lively, light-filled pencil and watercolour illustrations for All the Wild Wonders, bring an airy beauty to this inspiring collection of poems about nature and the need to protect it.ÿ A delectable book with which to raise a generation to think about the environment."

All together this is a great selection, great for casual or purposeful reading, great as a teaching resource, great as inspiration for further efforts.

'An inspiring poetry collection which will encourage children to take interest in and relish the nature they see all around them and to consider the future of the earth.'



All together this is a great selection, great for casual or purposeful reading, great as a teaching resource, great as inspiration for further efforts.



'An inspiring poetry collection which will encourage children to take interest in and relish the nature they see all around them and to consider the future of the earth.'



"Piet Grobler's lively, light-filled pencil and watercolour illustrations for All the Wild Wonders, bring an airy beauty to this inspiring collection of poems about nature and the need to protect it.  A delectable book with which to raise a generation to think about the environment."