Poems inspired by the world all around us. * Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. * Text type - A poetry book. * Pages 30 and 31 tie many of the poems together in a reader response page that shows the river's journey to the sea, and can be used as a prompt for speaking and listening activities. * Curriculum links - Geography: 'use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather'.