Friday, March 13, 2009

green friday, green kids.

image by Jenn Pentland

Our generation has had to recognize the impact our actions are having on our planet and change our ways of thinking and living. We all know it takes a desire and effort to change our bad habits. As a parent, I recognize the importance of teaching my children at their young age about environmental awareness and the significance their behavior has on their lives and future generations. So I was thrilled when I saw this list of 10 green books on treehugger that parents and preschoolers will love to read. Pick up one or two and enjoy a little reading and cuddle time with your future environmentalists.

Have You Seen Birds? by Joanne Oppenheim and Barbara Reid
Living Sunlight by Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole
The Boy Who Ate the World by Don Gillmore and Pierre Pratt
The Legend of Honey Hollow by Jeanne McNaney
Why are the Ice Caps Melting? by Anne Rockwell
The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein {who doesn't LOVE this book??}
The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
Farewell to Shady Glade by Bill Peet


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