Title: One Child, One Planet: Inspiration for the Young Conservationist
Author: Bridget McGovern Llewellyn
Photographs: Carl R. Sams II and Jean Stoick
Age Category: 3 to 5 years +
Genre: Picture Books
Children’s Books for Earth Day
One Child, One Planet is an attractive children’s book for earth day that conveys the message and importance of resource conservation to children aged three-to-eight-years-old. The book conveys this message via loosely rhyming verse and photographs of children and animals interacting with stunning natural landscapes and habitats.
This children’s book for earth day begins by briefly describing the earth and the trouble it faces due to global warming, and then focuses on what people—and especially children—can do to help counter global warming via conservation. Specifically, the book points to familiar practices such as reducing the consumption of water, planting trees, conserving electricity, recycling, reducing the use of electronic devices, and generally squashing greedy consumer habits. Continue reading