E Is for Environment: Stories to Help Children Care for Their World--at Home, at School, and at Play

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Simon and Schuster, Feb 22, 2011 - Nature - 128 pages
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The author of E Is for Ethics offers a new interactive family book featuring twenty-six original stories with different eco-friendly messages, accompanied by delightful illustrations, discussion questions, and tips for conserving energy and natural resources.

While there are many children’s books on the market that emphasize the importance of eco-awareness, there are few parenting books available that help shape a family discussion on what it means to be environmentally friendly.

E Is for Environment fills that void. Perfect for reading together with children, this book will help both kids and adults think about ways to make their homes and habits better for the earth. Each story features Elliott and his younger sister Lucy, and each focuses on a different eco-friendly message to help kids learn how to appreciate our planet. A fun illustration and thought-provoking discussion questions accompany each tale, in addition to clever tips for thinking “green” and conserving natural resources.

Corlett’s warm, approachable writing style, paired with R.A. Holt’s charming illustrations, result in a winning formula that is sure to garner the same rave plaudits that E Is for Ethics earned.
 

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Contents

Stuffed Stuff and More Stuff
33
OohLaLa Local
37
Charge It
41
With Your Own Two Eyes and Nostrils
45
Bottled Up
49
Sports Share
53
Green Gifts
57
Fairweather Gardener
61
Grow Your Own
77
Well Get New Wheels
81
To Light or Not to Light
85
Watch Your Water
89
A Day at the Museum
93
Too Cool for School
97
Promise
101
Final Thoughts
104

Veggie Night
65
Banana Boy
69
Coldwater Blues
73
Acknowledgments
105
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  Ian James Corlett is the author of E IS FOR ETHICS and  E IS FOR ENVIRONMENT. He is well known in the world of children's television and has created, written for, and/or developed many popular children's series, such as The Adventures of Paddington Bear, Rolie Polie Olie, Will & Dewitt, and his namesake series, Being Ian. Ian is also a renowned voice actor. He is the voice for literally hundreds of animated characters as diverse as Baby Taz of the Baby Looney Tunes and Dad in Johnny Test. The father of two and husband of one for more than twenty-five years, he currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Palm Springs, California.

R.A. "Riley" Holt is a Canadian illustrator, designer, and artist who lives in Vancouver. Riley is proficient in a wide range of styles and uses many different mediums in his broad spectrum of artwork.

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