By Marilyn Singer
Contributor note: Illustrated by means of Meilo So
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2002
This provocative selection of poems levels from such lofty topics as an astronaut’s view of Earth to the burrows of worms and little creatures in the earth, “where i attempt to tread softly: a quiet tremendous leaving in simple terms footprints at the roof.”
Marilyn Singer’s lilting unfastened verse deals visible photographs that provide us clean new insights and appreciate for the amazing energy of volcanoes, fens, islands, deserts, dunes, and traditional failures. Singer’s simply obtainable poems additionally comprise the various lighter moments of adolescence, similar to sliding on ice and taking part in in dust. Meilo So’s designated india ink drawings on rice paper offer an extremely good-looking exhibit for those buoyant nature poems.
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KNOPF textual content copyright � 2002 via Marilyn Singer Illustrations copyright � 2002 through Meilo So All rights reserved lower than overseas and Pan-American Copyright Conventions. released within the usa by means of Alfred A. Knopf, a department of Random residence, Inc. , big apple www. randomhouse. com/kids Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication facts Singer, Marilyn Footprints at the roof: poems in regards to the earth / via Marilyn Singer; illustrated by means of Meilo So. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-307-48499-4 1. Earth—Juvenile poetry. 2. kid's poetry, American. [1. Nature-Poetry. 2. Earth-Poetry. three. American poetry. ] I. So, Meilo, in poor health. II. name. PS3569. I546 F66 2002 811′. 54-dc21 2001029407 v3.