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