PB : July 2018
198 x 129mm
96 pages : Age 9+
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Black smokers, glacier worms and tardigrades… arctic terns, snow leopards and the Aleppo cat… living in the Abyss, conquering Everest, marvelling at the Northern Lights.
An exciting and thought-provoking celebration of all that is extraordinary in the natural world. Includes fascinating information about the creatures depicted.
See Philip Gross reading from Dark Sky Park, on CLPE's Poetryline (www.clpe.org.uk)
What reviewers said about Dark Sky Park
"If you are going to extreme places, like the very depths of the sea, say, and fancy doing extreme things, like lava boarding on a volcano, and you feel you need a poet as guide and companion, then the award-winning Philip Gross is the obvious choice."
Books for Keeps
"To say this book is extraordinary is no exaggeration. Crafted with consummate skill, every one of the poems is a gem." Jill Bennett, Red Reading Hub
"… mesmerising anthology which had me wondering, learning, looking and so much more. Quite apart from being captivated by his poetic voice, I came away all the richer for what I learnt about worms, tardigrades, even ivy!" Alison Kelly, readingzone.com
"He imagines the lives of tardigrades, or contemplates the wonder of a dark sky park that bans artificial lights. In every creation there is awe for the history, continuity and wealth of life on our planet. I am overwhelmed by its substance and variety. Book wagon recommends this superb title highly.