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Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg is a beautiful picture book about a boy named Walter who sees what will happen to the Earth if we don't take better care of it. What a great introduction to environmental issues. Teaching Science, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Reading Bingo, Reading Help, Elementary Science, Science Books, Upper Elementary, Teaching Tools

Just a Dream to Save Our Planet

Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg is a beautiful picture book about a boy named Walter who imagines an exciting future on Earth - until he has a dream with a series of episodes that take him on an unforgettable adventure. Walter sees what will happen to the Earth if we don't take better care of our planet. What a great introduction to environmental issues and problems! Read more about here on Laura Candler's Corkboard Connections blog and pick up a freebie activity for your class to go with…

We have spent some time this week working on activities based on Tree (a little story about big things), the wonderful picture book written by Danny Parker and illustrated by Matt Ottley. Philosophy For Children, Books To Read, My Books, Illustrator, Book Reviews For Kids, Children's Picture Books, Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Writing A Book

Children's Book Review, Tree

Book reviews, resources, tips for parents and teachers from an Australian writer who's passionate about children's literacy, learning and literature.

Buy Last Tree in the City by Peter Carnavas at Mighty Ape NZ. Edward is sad after he finds the last tree in the city is no longer standing. After some reflection, he finds a way to make things better. A poignant . Tapas, Good Books, My Books, Story Books, Habits Of Mind, Book Reviews For Kids, Australian Authors, Environmental Education, Children's Picture Books

Children's Book Review, Last Tree in the City

Children's Book Review written by Susan Stephenson, www.thebookchook.com Last Tree in the City is a children's picture book written and illustrated by Peter Carnavas, and published by New Frontier Publishing, 2010. New Frontier have also added value to the book by providing excellent teacher notes. You might remember I reviewed Carnavas' The Important Things and commented,"His illustrations are unusual, minimal, but with so much expression and clever use of colour/no-colour and other details…

Stellaluna is a good book. Because well, I guess Stellaluna is a good book. Let me tell you some bat facts. Well, Stellaluna is also base. Leo Lionni, Books To Read, My Books, Story Books, Fall Books, Music Books, Baby Bats, Nocturnal Animals, Mentor Texts

FREE Stellaluna Printable Activity Sheets - Surviving A Teacher's Salary

Our family LOVES Stellaluna so I was thrilled when I found this FREE printable activity sheet pack from Harcourt Books to pair up with the Stellaluna book. It includes Stellaluna coloring sheets, activity sheets and trivia quizzes! If you're pairing this with a homeschool or classroom lesson you

Booktopia has The Windy Farm by Doug MacLeod. Buy a discounted Hardcover of The Windy Farm online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Childrens Book Shelves, Childrens Books, Kid Books, Children's Book Week, Books Australia, Australia Animals, Book Reviews For Kids, Children's Picture Books, Penguin Books

Children's Book Review, The Windy Farm

Book reviews, resources, tips for parents and teachers from an Australian writer who's passionate about children's literacy, learning and literature.

Booktopia has The Sign of the Seahorse, A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts by Graeme Base . Buy a discounted Paperback of The Sign of the Seahorse online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Reading Levels, Great Barrier Reef, Greed, Penguin, Childrens Books, The Book, Literacy, My Books, At Least

The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts (Picture Puffin Books)

The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts (Picture Puffin Books) [Base, Graeme, Base, Graeme] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Sign of the Seahorse: A Tale of Greed and High Adventure in Two Acts (Picture Puffin Books)

Can We Save the Tiger? by Martin Jenkins and illustrated by Vicky White Species Extinction, Endangered Species, Save The Tiger, Book Week, Environmental Issues, Great Pictures, Conservation, Habitats, Literature

Literature and Environmental Issues: 18 Challenging Picture Books

Literature has many forms, covers countless topics and can address many themes, each of which have the potential to challenge and teach children. In this post I explore how some books deal with environmental themes. The varied responses to the theme There are many ways that authors have explored environmental issues. In some books it is central to the book, while in others, it is secondary to the narrative and other themes. Here are just some of the ways children's books explore…

Weekly Trip to the Library: The Lorax by Dr. Suess Over ago Dr. Seuss published The Lorax . In his search to find a real Truffula Tree a boy must find the Lorax who is a forest guardian wh… The Lorax Book, O Lorax, Dr. Seuss, Dr Seuss Art, Best Children Books, Childrens Books, Children Reading, Toddler Books, Young Children

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Green Picture Books for Kids. The Lorax, by Dr. Suess, tells the story of the long term effects of degradation both on an environmental and population based scale. Kids will love the vivid pictures and classic Suessian rhyme – and may even ask “Why does the Onceler chop down on the Truffula trees?” Parents/teachers better get ready to make links to our own environmental practices.

Buy Window by Jeannie Baker at Mighty Ape NZ. A big book version of this wordless, visually compelling look at our changing environment, featured on a government reading list for schools. A mother. Wordless Picture Books, Wordless Book, Children's Picture Books, School Terms, Environmental Issues, Children's Literature, Book Lists, Books Online, Childrens Books

Literature and Environmental Issues: 18 Challenging Picture Books

Literature has many forms, covers countless topics and can address many themes, each of which have the potential to challenge and teach children. In this post I explore how some books deal with environmental themes. The varied responses to the theme There are many ways that authors have explored environmental issues. In some books it is central to the book, while in others, it is secondary to the narrative and other themes. Here are just some of the ways children's books explore…

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Top 10 Earth Day Books for Children

Check out these books that can help your children celebrate and learn about Earth Day.

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Belonging by Jeannie Baker. Themes: environment, habitats. Age: 4+. Description: Observed through the window of a house, a city street gradually becomes a place to call home as the inhabitants begin to rescue their street by planting grass and trees in the empty spaces. Year by year, everything begins to blossom... Told wordlessly and with stunning collage illustrations, Belonging explores the re-greening of the city and the role of community.