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

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Atria Books, Jul 19, 2011 - Nature - 128 pages
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Helping kids think about their earth’s future is no easy task.

These days, there’s a lot of talk about being green, buying organic, and protecting our planet, but making eco-friendly choices can be hard for busy families. Luckily, Ian James Corlett—an award-winning children’s TV writer and author of E Is for Ethics—is back with a guide that makes saving the environment a fun family adventure. Best of all, Elliott and Lucy—who made values and morals so accessible in E Is for Ethics—are here to help.

In these stories, Elliott and Lucy learn that being good to the environment isn’t a big chore—it’s actually pretty cool! (And they get to teach Mom and Dad a thing or two along the way.) With this engaging read-together book, families will see that the small things they do every day can make a big impact. Teaching your children about the planet has never been so easy or entertaining—and before you know it, they’ll be reminding YOU to recycle!

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In a series of 25 short episodes taking place in their daily life, Elliott and Lucy make consciously eco-friendly decisions. Corlett imagines that these two young people have been so turned on by a ... Read full review

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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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