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This Amazing World Poems and Prayers of Wonder and Delight Lois Rock, Ruth Rivers

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20 Sep 2002
48 pages: 215 x 260
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In over 40 poems, old and new, all the delights of the natural world are explored... From the wonder and mystery of towering mountains and swirling constellations to the tiniest of creatures, little grubs that make children gleeful and grownups squirm. Whether the poems are witty or more serious, they each demonstrate the poets’ sense of respect and awe for an amazing world. Ruth Rivers’ illustrative style is bright and disarmingly simple, providing much to engage the young reader whilst still allowing the words to speak for themselves. Includes poetry by Elizabeth Jennings, e e cummings, Christina Rossetti, Steve Turner, Eleanor Farjeon, and Dorothy Wordsworth amongst others.
Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children’s writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children’s groups.|Ruth Rivers is a very experienced illustrator. She has worked with a huge number of clients in all fields of the print industry, including working on many children’s books. Throughout her career she has worked in several styles and techniques, these range from traditional painting in oils to digital, often she will combine several in the same piece of work. Her favourite subjects are people, animals and landscapes, and she never leaves home without a sketchbook

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