Earth Day 2011

Celebrating your love for nature with new books! Tomorrow is Earth Day!

Amazing Animals: The Remarkable Things That Creatures Do
By Margriet Ruurs
Illustrated by W. Allan Hancock
Hardcover | 32 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-973-3
“…the detailed paintings and surprising details should captivate readers for whom an ideal Saturday would be spent touring a natural history museum.” – Publishers Weekly

Counting on Snow
By Maxwell Newhouse
Hardcover | 24 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-985-6
“… Newhouse infuses every creature’s peering black eyes with character and life…. Newhouse’s sensitive portrayal of the stark Arctic landscape creates an atmospheric chilliness that perfectly captures a winter evening north of the 49th parallel. Original without being gimmicky, Counting on Snow should come with the purchase of every crib in this country, as it has all the makings of a Canadian classic.” – Starred Review, Quill & Quire

Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist
By Jane Drake and Ann Love
Paperback | 144 Pages
ISBN 978-0-88776-942-9
eBook 978-1-77049-235-6
“…help youngsters develop and express empathy, and show how they can act in age-appropriate ways to change their environment, either locally or globally…. Yes You Can! Your Guide to Becoming an Activist, is aimed at action … this book means business … an incredibly motivating experience.” – Canadian Children’s Book News

Introducing a new environmental series, The Adventures of Cosmo the Dodo Bird, by Patrice Racine

These pictures books are aimed for ages 6-9:
 

These novels are aimed for ages 8-11:

Cosmo is a dodo who was born on the island of Mauritius. But the fearless, flightless birds were no match for humans and their guns, and about three hundred years ago, dodos became extinct. Cosmo is the last of his kind, and since he knows firsthand the toll that people can take on Earth’s species, he becomes a champion of the environment.

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

To view more book recommendations, click here.

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

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s