Earth Day 2010

Celebrating the love of nature! Did you know? Tundra Books and McClelland & Stewart have a Green Committee to help minimize our carbon footprint in the office.

Love Every Leaf
The Life of Landscape Architect Cornelia Hahn Oberlander

Written by Kathy Stinson
Hardcover | 96 pages
Ages 14+
ISBN 978-0-88776-804-0
“Fascinating biography…strong environmental theme….Interesting to read and very thought provoking. What an amazing woman Cornelia Oberlander is!” – Delaware County Library System

The Man Who Made Parks
The Story of Parkbuilder Frederick Law Olmsted

Written by Frieda Wishinsky
Illustrated by Song Nan Zhang
Hardcover | 32 pages
All ages
ISBN 978-0-88776-902-3
“Frieda Whishinsky’s informative story and Song Nan Zhang’s evocative paintings nicely capture the spirit of a growing nation and the will of a resourceful people.” – The Orlando Sentinel

Trash Action
A Fresh Look at Garbage

Written by Ann Love and Jane Drake
Illustrated by Mark Thurman
Trade Paperback | 80 pages
Ages 8+
ISBN 978-0-88776-721-0
“The breezy style will attract browsers and may encourage them to try some of the trash-reduction strategies suggested.” – School Library Journal

Cool Woods
A Trip around the World’s Boreal Forest
Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love
Illustrated by Andrew Kiss
Hardcover | 80 pages
Age 9+
ISBN 978-0-88776-608-4
“…a remarkable look at the last great forest on Earth…each chapter is full of wonderful information…But the real merit of this book is the obvious passion that the authors feel for saving and preserving this unique and vital “lungs of the Earth” environment” – Victoria Times Colonist

Snow Amazing
Cool Facts and Warm Tales

Written by Jane Drake and Ann Love
Illustrated by Mark Thurman
Hardcover | 80 pages
Ages 9+
ISBN 978-0-88776-670-1
“…this book leaves no flake unturned in its detail…a strong resource.” – The Horn Book Guide

In My Backyard
Written by Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by Ron Broda
Hardcover | 32 pages
Ages 4-8
ISBN: 978-0-88776-775-3
“…Made entirely of sculpted paper and watercolors, Broda’s awe-inspiring scenes have a depth and realism that draw readers in. And as if that weren’t enough, readers get the extra treat of hidden details – he conceals a ladybug on each spread and a clue as to what animal will be featured on the next page. A necessary library purchase, this is also sure to find a home on budding artists’ and young naturalists’ bookshelves.” – Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews

For more information about Earth Day, please visit the Earth Day Network‘s website.

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