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The Big book for our planet / written by Aliki ... [et al.] ; illustrated by Aliki ... [et al.] ; edited by Ann Durell, Jean Craighead George, Katherine Paterson
1st ed
New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1993
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Juvenile/1st Flr  jSP.Big2B4 1993    AVAILABLE
Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Subject(s) Environmental protection -- Literary collections -- Juvenile literature
Children's literature, American -- Juvenile literature
Physical Description 136 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Summary Nearly thirty stories, poems, and non-fiction pieces by such notable authors as Natalie Babbitt, Marilyn Sachs, and Jane Yolen illustrated by the likes of Steven Kellogg and Susan Jeffers, demonstrate some of the environmental problems now plaguing our planet, e.g. overpopulation, tampering with nature, litter, pollution, and waste disposal
Contents Oh world, I wish / Jane Yolen -- Take time / Tana Hoban -- Last days of the Giddywit / Natalie Babbitt -- The mushroom / H.M. Hoover -- Little whale and Jonah / Marilyn Sachs -- People's gardens : Frederick Law Olmsted and the first public parks / Milton Meltzer -- Watchers / Joanne Ryder -- Deep green gift / Rosemary Wells -- Wetlands / Seymour Simon -- Pigs on patrol / David McPhail -- Earth game / Pam Conrad -- Close encounter / Aliki -- Three cheers for bats / Laurence Pringle
(cont.) Why there is death : a native American story / adapted by John Bierhorst -- Bird / Stephanie S. Tolan -- Prayer for earth / Myra Cohn Livingston -- Limericks / X.J. Kennedy -- Letter from Crinkleroot / Jim Arnosky -- Traffic / William Sleater -- We are plooters / Jack Prelutsky -- From island to island / Lynne Cherry -- Boy who loved to swim / Jean Craighead George -- Me and my weeds / Anne Rockwell -- Elliott's house / Lois Lowry -- Jellies / Ruth Heller -- Bringing the prairie home / Patricia MacLachlan -- A song for Francis of Assissi : patron of ecology / Tomie dePaola -- Dear earth / Karla Kushkin
NOTE Gift from Professor Raymond P. Kettel, 2010
Alternate Author Aliki
Durell, Ann
George, Jean Craighead, 1919-2012
Paterson, Katherine
Library donation, 2010

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