Bennett has collected
sixteen geography-themed poems by various authors to delight readers and inspire
adventures both real and imagined. You'll find some familiar names here -- Jane
Yolen, Carl Sandburg, Kristine O'Connell George, and J. Patrick Lewis to name a
Verses vary from
simple to sophisticated, providing the target audience of fourth through
seventh graders with multiple reading options. Topics range from specific
places such as Australia to broader subjects of the equator and gravity.
Stanton's artwork is
colorful and inventive -- a reminder that geography is fun!