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The Big book for our planet

Author: Aliki.; Ann Durell; Jean Craighead George; Katherine Paterson
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Poetry
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Big book for our planet.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, ©1993
(OCoLC)737675330
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aliki.; Ann Durell; Jean Craighead George; Katherine Paterson
ISBN: 0525451196 9780525451198
OCLC Number: 27013730
Target Audience: Middle School.
Description: 136 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
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 Assisi : patron of ecology / Tomie dePaola --
Dear earth / Karla Kushkin.
Responsibility: written by Aliki [and others] ; illustrated by Aliki [and others] ; edited by Ann Durell, Jean Craighead George, Katherine Paterson.

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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.

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