Oliver Jeffers offers a personal look inside his own hopes and wishes for his child a missive about our world and those who call it home.
Are we deranged The acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh argues that future generations may well think so How else to explain our imaginative failure in the face of global warming In his first major book of nonfiction since In an Antique Land, Ghosh examines our inability at the level of litera
Award winning author Liz Garton Scanlon presents a young, rhythmic read aloud about a girl who solves a windy problem with an environmentally sound solution planting trees A wild wind blows on the tippy top of a steep hill, turning everything upside down for the man who lives there Luckily, Kate
Jeffrey D Sachs is one of the world s most perceptive and original analysts of global development In this major new work he presents a compelling and practical framework for how global citizens can use a holistic way forward to address the seemingly intractable worldwide problems of persistent ext
A celebration of the animals all around us Squawk Hiss Grr Roar Big, small, black, brown all kinds of animals make their home in our world From the jungle to the mountains to your own backyard, listen and you just might hear the sounds they make
It has taken billions of years for Earth to become the planet it is today When Planet Earth Was New looks back to the very beginning, using a poetic approach grounded in scientific fact to give an overview of how the planet has changed over time from hot lava to the formation of oceans to the evol
Gem is a dazzling visual guide to precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that weaves together beautiful, specially commissioned images and science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery From diamonds to sapphires to limestone, this comprehensive guide p
There s a tiny little rocket that will take you to the stars.It only flies there once a year but zips you out past Mars.Its fins are solid silver with a door made out of gold.There s a cozy pilot seat inside for a person young or old.Climb aboard for a bedtime picture book.
This picture book is one in a gazillion Jane O Connor, the New York Times bestselling author of the Fancy Nancy series Did you know that the earth is covered in three trillion trees And that seven billion people weigh about the same as ten quadrillion ants Our world is full of constantly changi
Just what exactly is the thing It is green great and gorgeous green, dark and dangerous green, real mean green And it s got green things broccoli and praying mantises, watermelons and waves of mountains It s green, green, green all over except where it s blue The Great Big Green is, of c
A stunning first picture book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awesome Are you ready With the simple touch of your fingers go on a stunning interactive journey to see the world as you never have before Fly through wispy clouds, dive deep into the sparkling ocean, feel