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My Friend Earth

Written by Patricia MacLachlan and illustrated by Francesca Sanna
Published by Chronicle Books
$17.99
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Target Age
44
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What's My Friend Earth About

Publisher Summary

Celebrate Earth Day with this valentine to our wonderful planet from the Newbery Award–winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall.

Our friend Earth does so many wonderful things! She tends to animals large and small. She pours down summer rain and autumn leaves. She sprinkles whisper-white snow and protects the tiny seeds waiting for spring.

Readers of all ages will pore over the pages of this spectacular book. Its enticing die-cut pages encourage exploration as its poetic text celebrates everything Earth does for us, all the while reminding us to be a good friend in return.

• Interactive format and kid-friendly art will engage both toddlers and young readers. • A celebration of the natural world and rallying cry for positive action for Planet Earth • Great opportunities to share life science concepts and amazing facts about the environment with children

This beautiful and innovative ode to our natural world will appeal to readers of Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth, The Poet’s Dog, and Thank You, Earth.

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Who Wrote My Friend Earth

author
Patricia MacLachlan

Patricia MacLachlan is a versatile and prolific author whose titles range from picture books to novels, including the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall. Barkus was inspired by the imagined adventures of her neighbor’s dog. She lives in Massachusetts

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Who Illustrated My Friend Earth

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Francesca Sanna

Francesca Sanna grew up on the Italian island of Sardinia. She studied illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York and the Academy of Art and Design in Lucerne. Her book The Journey received five starred reviews and was lauded by the New York Times and the Guardian. Francesca currently lives in Zurich, but you can visit her at francescasanna.com.

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Patricia MacLachlan's Book Dedication

For Rubin and Mara, with love.

Francesca Sanna's Book Dedication

To all the children fighting and caring for our friend Earth.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0811879100
ISBN 13:
9780811879101
Publication Date:
February 25, 2020
Text Details:
Typeset in Sonopa.
Illustration Details:
The illustrations in this book were rendered in pencil, ink, and digital painting.