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Dark Sky Park

By Philip Gross
Illustrated by Jesse Hodgson

This is an exciting and thought-provoking celebration of all that is extraordinary in the natural world, that includes fascinating information about the creatures depicted.

worm dreaming dreaming root and branch and whale and ant and dinosaur and dreaming you and me Black smokers, glacier worms and tardigrades… arctic terns, snow leopards and the Aleppo cat… living in the Abyss, conquering Everest, marvelling at the Northern Lights. This is an exciting and thought-provoking celebration of all that is extraordinary in the natural world, that includes fascinating information about the creatures depicted.

  • Eagerly awaited new collection from one of the UK’s leading poets
  • Philip Gross is a winner of the CLPE poetry prize and the TS Eliot Prize
  • The poems explore the links between science and imagination, perfect for cross-curricular work in schools

About the author

Born in Cornwall, spending most of his teenage weekends on Dartmoor, Philip Gross has a feel for wild places and ideas. He now lives in Bristol and he finds that wildness in the city too. Philip is a well-known poet for both adults and children, and his work has never been afraid to tackle real-life issues. The Wasting Game, shortlisted for the Whitbread Poetry Award, dealt with anorexia. Philip is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Glamorgan.

About the illustrator

Jesse Hodgson is a graduate from UWE. Her work for Pongo received the Highly Commended award in the 2012 Macmillan Children’s Book Awards.

ISBN: 9781910959886
Imprint: Otter-Barry Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2018
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 96pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $14.99
New Zealand RRP: $16.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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