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Dark Sky Park readalong audio: Poems from the Edge of Nature
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Philip Gross Jesse Hodgson
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Dark Sky Park readalong audio: Poems from the Edge of Nature

Philip Gross Jesse Hodgson


Otter-Barry Books Ltd

Poetry (Children's&YA)


96 pages

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worm dreaming dreaming root and branch and whale and ant and dinosaur and dreaming you and me Black smokers, glacier worms and tardigrades... arctic terns, snow leopards and the Aleppo cat... living in the Abyss, conquering Everest, marvelling at the Northern Lights.

An exciting and thought-provoking celebration of all that is extraordinary in the natural world. Includes fascinating information about the creatures depicted.

By:   Philip Gross, Jesse Hodgson
Imprint:   Otter-Barry Books Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm, 
ISBN:   9781910959886
ISBN 10:   191095988X
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   August 2018
Recommended Age:   From 9 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

PHILIP GROSS is a multi-award- winning poet, writing for both children and adults. In 2009 his collection The Water Table won the T.S. Eliot Prize, in 2010 I Spy Pinhole Eye was Wales English-language Book of the Year, and his children's collection, Off Road to Everywhere, was awarded the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education Prize in 2011. He has visited schools across the UK, working with teachers and leading writing workshops. He has taught creative writing at Bath Spa University, and from 2004 to 2017 he was Professor of Creative Writing at the University of South Wales. He lives in Penarth. JESSE HODGSON graduated in Illustration at UWE Bristol in 2012. Her first picture book Pongo was Highly Commended for the 2012 Macmillan Children's Book Prize and was published by Flying Eye Books in 2013. Tiger Walk, with Dianne Hofmeyr, is published by Otter-Barry Books in 2018. Jesse lives in Bristol.

A powerful new collection from a master poet -- Pie Corbett

  • Short-listed for CLiPPA Award 2019 (UK)
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