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Hello, Earth! : poems to our planet

by Sidman, Joyce (Author)

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"We walk on Earth's surface every day, but how often do we wonder about the incredible planet around us? From the molten cracks below to the shimmering moon above, Hello, Earth! explores the wonders of the natural world. This playful journey across our puzzle-piece continents does not hesitate to as... Full description

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Summary: "We walk on Earth's surface every day, but how often do we wonder about the incredible planet around us? From the molten cracks below to the shimmering moon above, Hello, Earth! explores the wonders of the natural world. This playful journey across our puzzle-piece continents does not hesitate to ask questions--even of the Earth itself! ...The book concludes with extensive scientific material to foster further learning about how the earth works, from water cycles to plate tectonics to the origin of ocean tides." -- Amazon.com.
"Poems addressed to the earth itself explore scientific concepts including plate tectonics, water cycles, and the creation of tides"--
Item Description: "Illustrations first published in Spain in 2016 in Versos de la Tierra by Ediciones SM, Madrid"
Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
Audience: Ages 5-9.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9780802855282
0802855288
Author Notes: Poet and author Joyce Sidman was born in Hartford, Connecticut on June 4, 1956. She received a B.A. in German from Wesleyan University and earned her teacher's certificate in 1983. Sidman teaches poetry and is a columnist for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. She has published several children's books, including Red Sings from Treetops, and she won the New Women's Voices award for Like the Air.

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