Once Upon Another Time
Once Upon Another Time
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Once Upon Another Time

Written by Matt Forrest Esenwine and Charles Ghigna & illustrated by Andres F Landazabal
Published by Beaming Books
Prices as of Jul 28

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With sweeping landscapes and up-close details of the natural world, “Once Upon Another Time” takes readers through a lyrical exploration of the world as it was before humans made their mark. Contrasting the past with the present, this expansive picture book serves as a warm invitation for children–and all people–to appreciate, explore, and protect the magic and wonder of this planet we call home.

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    "If you want to know this world, there's something you can do..."
    "Take a step outdoors..."

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    Selenia Paz
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    “Beautiful images of long ago come together with lyrical text to transport readers to a past that is almost forgotten but that we would benefit to remember…a necessary addition to picture-book collections.”

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    "In upbeat rhyming couplets, Esenwine and Ghigna paint a portrait of the world pre-Anthropocene, offering descriptions of natural landscapes (“The land was fresh, the air was clean,/ the valleys lush with shades of green”) before comparing the contemporary world (“There were no drones or airplanes/ flying past a smoggy sun./ There were no phones or internet—/ the webs were spider-spun”)...an evocative encouragement to experience the glory of nature.

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Book Details

ISBN
9781506460543
Publication Date
March 2, 2021
Illustration Details
Digital
Word Count
275
Reading Age
4 - 8 years
Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
2019056908
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
1238030895
ASIN/ISBN 10
1506460542

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