Product Details
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6 to 9
1 to 4
Trim Size:
7.5" x 8"
ISBN-13: 978-1-56397-635-3
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About the Book


Creatures of land, water, and sky are featured here in short poems for early readers. Noted poet and educator Georgia Heard writes about baboons and bears, eagles and bats, dragonflies and frogs. Naturalist and illustrator Jennifer Dewey captures each animal in dramatic detail. The book is written and illustrated with a reverence for the natural world and for wildlife and will find an audience not only in children but in nature-lovers of all ages.

Meet the Author

Georgia Heard

Georgia Heard is the author of Creatures of Earth, Sea, and Sky: Animal Poems and has compiled several poetry anthologies for children, including The Arrow Finds Its Mark: A Book of Found Poems and Falling Down the Page: A Book of List Poems. A founding member of the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project with Lucy Calkins, she is also the author of multiple books on teaching writing. She lives in North Palm Beach, Florida. Visit her at

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