Dear World

Paperback | March 17, 2005

byTakayo Noda

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A child's world is full of beauty. Each day offers new discoveries to celebrate. This luminous compilation of poems gives readers a look at the world through a child's eye. Each poem takes the form of a child's letter to the Earth and all its creatures and is accompanied by exquisite cut-paper collages. This breathtaking collection celebrates our world and inspires us to observe every detail with imagination and delight.

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A child's world is full of beauty. Each day offers new discoveries to celebrate. This luminous compilation of poems gives readers a look at the world through a child's eye. Each poem takes the form of a child's letter to the Earth and all its creatures and is accompanied by exquisite cut-paper collages. This breathtaking collection cel...

Takayo Noda is a collage artist, printmaker, writer, and illustrator. She was born in Tokyo, Japan, and studied at Gakushuin University in Tokyo. She started showing her work publicly in 1981 and has received numerous awards.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.13 inPublished:March 17, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014240280X

ISBN - 13:9780142402801

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Exudes a sense of joy and wonder . . . .Warmth and love shine through not only in the text, but in the illustrations as well . . . (School Library Journal, starred review)

Noda's images are luminous . . . her pictures marry dreamlike perspectives . . . with deep jewel colors. (Booklist)