The Tree That Time Built: A Celebration of Nature, Science, and Imagination [With CD (Audio)] (Hardcover)
A poetry celebration of nature, science, the environment, and the wonder of it all, from the Children's Poet Laureate
The Tree That Time Built is a moving anthology of more than 100 poems celebrating the wonders of the natural world and encouraging environmental awareness. With a focus on the outdoors, this collection taps into today's environmental movement and also presents wonders of nature and science, most especially Darwin's theory of evolution, from which this collection gains its name. Included is an exclusive audio CD of many of the poets reading their own work.
Including dynamic introductions to nine sections of poems, plus brief introductions to many individual poems, this collection reaches out to young people and stimulates their innate curiosity and idealism. This rich collection showcases a wide range of poets, including: Theodore Roethke Dylan Thomas Carl Sandburg Douglas Florian Jeff Moss Jack Prelutsky Mary Ann Hoberman.
About the Author
Mary Ann Hoberman is a poet and the critically acclaimed author of many books for children, including the beloved A House Is a House for Me, winner of the National Book Award. Other popular titles include The Seven Silly Eaters and the You Read to Me, I'll Read to You series. In 2008, Mary Ann was named Children's Poet Laureate of America by the Poetry Foundation. Linda Winston, a cultural anthropologist and teacher, has worked with students of all ages, from kindergarten through graduate school. She is the author of Keepsakes: Using Family Stories in Elementary Classrooms and Grandpartners: Intergenerational Learning and Civic Renewal, K-6. She lives in New York City.