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Earth Verse: Haiku from the Ground Up

By Sally M. Walker
Illustrated by William Grill

Explore the wonders of our planet through poetry and art in this stunning picture book from award-winning illustrator William Grill.

From the hidden wonders of fossilization, rocks and the water cycle, to awe-inspiring spectacles like volcanoes, thunderstorms and glaciers, discover the magnificent ways the world works in this unique and beautiful approach to earth science. Vivid illustrations by William Grill, the Kate Greenaway medal-winning creator of Shackleton's Journey, and illuminating haikus from Sally M. Walker reveal the extraordinary processes that happen all around us. A book to treasure for art- and science-lovers alike.

  • Science meets poetry in this innovative and beautiful picture book.
  • Sally Walker has won the Sibert Award and William Grill won the 2015 Kate Greenaway Medal.

About the author

Sally M. Walker studied geology and is the author of many non-fiction books, including Secrets of a Civil War Submarine, which won the Sibert Award. She lives in Illinois. William Grill is the author-illustrator of Shackleton's Journey, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book of the Year and winner of a Kate Greenaway Medal. He lives in London.

ISBN: 9781406376494
Imprint: Walker Studio
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: February 1, 2018
Dimensions: 230 x 270mm, 48pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 11/03/18 at 21:44:16
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