Earth From Above for Young Readers by Yann Arthus-Bertrand, text by Robert Burleigh

Stars: **** Summary: Soar above the earth. Look down – what do you see? Water and land, trees and buildings, people and animals. And more, so much more. Let the remarkable aerial photographs of Yann Arthus-Bertrand take you to a whole new world of discovery and adventure. Mr. Bertrand goes up in a helicopter around… Read More »

Green Books Campaign: The Adventures of an Aluminum Can

This review is part of the Green Books campaign. Today 100 bloggers are reviewing 100 great books printed in an environmentally friendly way. Our goal is to encourage publishers to get greener and readers to take the environment into consideration when purchasing books. This campaign is organized by Eco-Libris, a a green company working to… Read More »

Trash Talk by Dave and Lillian Brummet

  Stars: ***1/2 Create Space (2009) 162 pages (image from 2012 version)Summary: Trash Talk is about changing people’s mind-sets by providing thought-provoking ideas that inspire readers to participate from the ground level in their waste reduction efforts. All the ideas are relatively simple and do not require any special skills or tools.   I thought… Read More »

10 Things I Can Do to Help My World: Fun and Easy Eco-Tips by Melanie Walsh

This review was posted first at The Well Read Child. Stars: ***1/2 10 Things I Can Do to Help My World is a picture book for ages 3 and up that is designed to teach your child some “fun and easy eco-tips.” “I use… both sides of the paper. If everybody did this, it would… Read More »

One Well: The Story of Water on Earth by Rochelle Strauss

Stars: ***** Illustrated by: Rosemary Woods This is an awesome children’s non-fiction book about the Earth’s water. It covers such topics as how all the oceans, rivers and ponds are connected and how the water we have know is the same water that’s always been on the Earth, even billions of years ago. How water… Read More »