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Posted by Tom, June 12, 2019

I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree: A Nature Poem For Every Day Of The Year is a Big Book Award winner!

The winners of the 2019 Big Book Awards have been announced today, and we’re absolutely delighted that I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree: A Nature Poem for Every Day of the Year has won the Children’s (Illustrated) category!

Highlighting the finest emerging fiction and non-fiction titles in UK publishing, the Big Book Awards are run by magazine publisher Hearst UK, with the winners chosen by a combination of magazine editors and Hearst’s readers – you can find the full list of award winners here.

And we’re thrilled that I Am The Seed has been recognised!

Published in partnership with the National Trust, illustrated by Frann Preston-Gannon and with poetry collected by Fiona Waters, I Am the Seed That Grew the Tree is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems – one for every day of the year. Filled with familiar favourites and new discoveries, this is a perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share together. And it’s also the most ambitious book that we’ve ever published at Nosy Crow: over three hundred fully-illustrated pages (the equivalent of ten picture books!) of poetry, in a beautiful and lavishly-produced hardback edition, and a stunning collection of material, spanning hundreds of years – from sonnets to haikus.

Here’s our trailer for the book:

And here’s a look inside I Am The Seed That Grew The Tree:

Buy the book.

Congratulations, Frann and Fiona!