Our House is Round: A Kid's Book About Why Protecting our Earth Matters

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Our House is Round: A Kid's Book About Why Protecting our Earth Matters
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4+
Release Date
April 10, 2012
ISBN
978-1616085889
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Called “the perfect children’s introduction to environmental issues” by Fred Krupp, president of the Environmental Defense Fund, Our House Is Round gently guides young readers through a smartly narrated conversation illuminating the concept of global connection and environmental cause and effect. This book teaches the “whys” behind earth conservation in a colorful, positive way that encourages maturity, responsibility, and problem-solving discussion. Author Yolanda Kondonassis encourages children to answer questions about their planet and discusses the issues of global warming, recycling, energy conservation, planting trees, and more. This book is a must for every school and family library. 50 color illustrations

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Great book to introduce kids to taking care of our Earth!
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5.0
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5.0
This book not only has fun illustrations, but is a great learning book for kids (and adults)! Yolanda Kondonassis does a wonderful job of putting how important it is to take care of our Earth into simple words and sentences that little ones can enjoy.

The book first talks about the shape of our planet (hence the title) and relates it to our actual houses. Then the book does into great detail (while still keeping it simple) as to how we can help our Earth and keep her clean. The book gives specific examples on what we can do everyday to help out our planet. From recycling, to unplugging things we are not using them, to picking up trash, every little bit helps.

I highly recommend this book for little ones and their families. It's a great book for the entire family, and can start great discussion.
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