Brian Patten 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)