Stories for a Fragile Planet

Stories for a Fragile Planet

3.33 (9 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

An author and poet, welcomed for his reflective and thought-provoking style, retells 10 stories from different cultures - from around the world and through the ages - which each highlight the importance of taking care of the world. These stories - from ancient Greece, the Far East, the Celts, Africa, Greenland, Russia, China, Japan, South America and ancient Israel - afford wonderful opportunities for Jane Ray's paradisiacal paintings of trees and flowers, animals and birds...in short, all creation.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 210 x 256 x 4mm | 240.4g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Children's Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Colour Artwork
  • 0745963862
  • 9780745963860
  • 432,484

Review quote

For a more reflective tone and a close look at some special places in the world, Kenneth Steven's Stories for a Fragile Planet, a collection of stories from around the world the past and present, is thought-provoking and informative. Jane Ray's illustrations bring each special place and those who live in it magically alive. -- Julia Eccleshare Guardian Children's Booksshow more

About Kenneth Steven

KENNETH STEVEN writes poetry and fiction for children and adults, as well as for broadcast, for which has has received a Sony Radio Award. JANE RAY is a renowned children's book illustrator who has worked with Michael Rosen, Jeanette Winterson and Vikrem Seth. She is a Smarties Award winner and has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal on 5 occasions.show more

Rating details

9 ratings
3.33 out of 5 stars
5 11% (1)
4 44% (4)
3 22% (2)
2 11% (1)
1 11% (1)
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