Start small, if you begin at all.
Blue whales begin as blueberries.
The redwood trees that grow so tall
start small. If you begin at all,
remember that – before they squall –
the snowy blizzards start as flurries.
So, start small when you begin it all.
Blue whales begin as blueberries.



Jérôme Luc Martin grew up in California, but now lives in London. His job is writing children’s non-fiction books on topics such as space, history and the oceans. He also writes poems for grown-ups and is now trying to write his first collection of poems for children. Luckily, he has two children of his own, who share their best ideas with him.