Kids and Teen Blog
Congratulations to Owlkids author Elin Kelsey and illustrator Clayton Hanmer! Their book, Not Your Typical Book about the Environment has been chosen as the winner of this year’s Newton Marasco Foundation Green Earth Book Award!
The award recognizes authors and illustrators whose books inspire young readers to appreciate and care for the environment. "Taking time to read to our kids is time well spent. The 2011 award winning books will open the minds and hearts of children and young adults about the beauty of nature and I hope will help them to embrace the ideas of stewardship,” said NMF President Amy Marasco Newton.
Environment / April 22, 2010
Today is Earth Day, a day meant to raise awareness and appreciation for our environment.
If you are looking for more information about our planet or for a little inspiration about what you can do to help, here are 5 books that you might find interesting:
- Green Princess Cookbook by Barbara Beery
- Heroes of the Environment by Harriet Rohmer
- Not Your Typical Book About the Environment by Elin Kelsey
- Simple Steps Toward a Healthier Earth by Molly Smith
- This is my Planet: The Kids' Guide to Global Warming by Jan Thornhill
Happy Earth Day Canada!