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National Trust: I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year Hardcover – 6 Sep 2018
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'If I had to pick just one gift book to give this Christmas, then Nosy Crow's beautiful I Am the Seed that Grew the Tree, compiled by Fiona Waters and illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon, would be it.' --Fiona Noble, The Bookseller
'I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree is a magical book for children and adults to enjoy together. A beautiful and unusual selection of poems boldly illustrated. It is a new favourite!' --Sarah Crossan, Irish Children's Laureate and CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner
'Now and again, books come along that realise the full potential of the medium... I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree is a perfectly-realised fusion of nature, verse and illustration. Taking the simple concept of a poem for every day some familiar, others treasures to be discovered Preston-Gannon and Waters haves produced a breath-taking compendium of words and pictures that beg to be read and cherished. It's a book that will be at the top of many of our own Christmas lists.' --Waterstones Book of the Year, Shortlist Review
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I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree, named after the first line of Judith Nicholls' poem 'Windsong', is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems - one for every day of the year, including leap years. Filled with familiar favourites and new discoveries, written by a wide variety of poets, including -
John Agard, William Blake, Emily Bronte, Charles Causley, Walter de la Mare, Emily Dickinson, Carol Ann Duffy, Eleanor Farjeon, Robert Frost, Thomas Hardy, Roger McGough, Christina Rossetti, William Shakespeare, John Updike, William Wordsworth and many more.
This is the perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or the end of the day, or just to dip into.
"I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree is a magical book for children and adults to enjoy together. A beautiful and unusual selection of poems boldly illustrated. It is a new favourite!" - Sarah Crossan, Irish Children's Laureate and CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner
"'A real Hymn to nature.' says Nosy Crow of this outstanding poetry anthology and I wholeheartedly agree. Award-winning anthologist Waters has selected a nature poem for every day of the year, spanning over 400 years of poetry. Each page is illustrated in full colour by rising star Preston-Gannon, stylish and distinctive but with real child appeal. My preview copy has enthusiastically been claimed by my daughter who is reading a poem each night. A book to share, educate, entertain and to treasure." - The Bookseller
"Stylish and distinctive but with real child appeal. This will make a gorgeous gift; a book to share, educate, entertain and treasure." - Fiona Noble, The Bookseller's Buyers Guide
"I am besotted with I am the Seed. It's the kind of book every household should own." - Florentyna Martin, Children's Book Buyer for Waterstones
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