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THE BLUE & GREEN ARK: AN ALPHABET FOR PLANET EARTH THE BLUE & GREEN ARK:
AN ALPHABET FOR PLANET EARTH

Written as a poem to the Earth and all of us who travel through the wide universe.

Each letter of the alphabet celebrates many natural wonders from the smallest creatures to the skies.

A is for Ark for the blue and green Ark adrift in the dark.

B is for Beginning, for the birth of all that surrounds the blue and green Ark adrift in the dark.

C is for Cauldron, for the each's cooling core and the creation of all ont he blue and green Ark adrift in the dark.

G is for Gorilla snugglihg down in its gigantic nest, for the giraffe, tallest of living animals. It is for the gold-dust and the gem, the greenfly and the gillyflower, for the gleaming, phsphorescent glow-worm, alive with its own light.

The book is illustrated by eleven award-winning illustrators.

Ages: 4 Up (2000)

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