Cuddle up with your child with the National Geographic Book of Poetry on your lap, and allow your imaginations to soar. Hand-selected by J. Patrick Lewis and paired with vibrant animal photography, this collection of poems celebrates the animal kingdom and is a beautiful introduction to poetry. Designed for family sharing, this dynamic yet classic collection of animal poems is a must-have for the family bookshelf.
Featured poets include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more.
The National Geographic Book of Poetry is divided into chapters that group the poems by theme. Chapters cover subjects like, Welcome to the World, Winged Ones, Noisy Ones, and many more! The poems are a mix of old and new, classics, and never-before-published. A foreword from Lewis sets the scene for helping children appreciate this gift of language and this visual feast for the eyes.
Poets Include J. Patrick Lewis, Dorothy Aldis, Emily Dickinson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Jack Prelutsky, Elizabeth Madox Roberts, Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, and many more.
Since 1888, the National Geographic Society has been a resource for knowledge about science, nature, and culture from around the world. Presenting groundbreaking photography and research in a range of formats, National Geographic offers great nonfiction for readers of all ages and levels.
Recommended Age: 4-8
Edited By: J. Patrick Lewis
Publisher: National Geographic