The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Earth Day Poem

Earth Day
The ground beneath our feet
The soil between our fingers
The air we breathe
The wind that blows
The rains that falls
The rivers that run
The trees that blossom
The birds that sing from their branches
Earth our home
It cares for us
As we should care for it

About the Writer

Philip Ardagh

PHILIP ARDAGH is a Roald-Dahl-Funny-Prize-winning children’s author and poet, whose books have been translated into around 40 languages. These include The Eddie Dickens Trilogy, Grubtown Tales, The Grunts, and Stick & Fetch. High in the Clouds, his collaboration with ex-Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney is currently being made into a film by Gaumont & Netflix.