Encourage Very Young Children to Love Our Earth with this Picture Book

Posted on February 1st, 2011 by Carolyn Hart in Go Green! Help Children Learn About Caring for Our Environment

Storytime Standouts recommends an eco-friendly picture book The Earth and I
The Earth and I – written and illustrated by Frank Asch





Suitable for very young children, The Earth and I explores the relationship between a young boy and the world around him. We observe the boy viewing a rainstorm, celebrating a rainbow, playing with dirt and water in his backyard, going for a walk, raking leaves, planting seeds and eating fresh produce. “I sing for her. She sings for me. I dance for her. She dances for me.” When the boy discovers garbage littering a park, he clears away the garbage, plants a flower and embraces a tree,

An important message expressed simply, The Earth and I is well-suited to a preschool read aloud setting. As well, distinctive watercolour illustrations could serve as inspiration for young artists.

The Earth and I at Amazon.com
The Earth and I at Amazon.ca



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