Category Archives: Earth Day

Great Rivers of the World – Earth Day/PPBF

Title: Great Rivers of the World Author: Volker Mehnert  Illustrator: Martin Haake Publisher: Prestel, 2020 Translated from German by: Paul Kelly Ages: 6-11 (and middle school) 42 pages, tall format Genre: nonfiction Themes: rivers, culture ecology, ecosystem, history, legends, geography Opening:Introduction The great rivers of … Continue reading

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The Blue Giant. – Perfect Picture Book Friday

Title: the blue giant Author & Illustrator: Katie Cottie  Publisher: Pavilion Children’s books, UK, 2020 Ages: 4-8 Themes: conservation, the ocean, plastic waste, ecology, care for the earth, pollution Synopsis: Meera and her mom are enjoying a break at the seaside. Until a creature … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2020 – Picture Book: Outside In

The theme for Earth Day 2020 is climate action. The enormous challenge — but also the vast opportunities — of action on climate change have distinguished the issue as the most pressing topic for the 50th anniversary.  Climate change represents … Continue reading

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