S Is For Save The Planet, A Children's Book Review
Save The Planet, A How-To-Be Green Children's Alphabet
Children are excited and enthusiastic about saving the planet. I think it is wonderful and I think S is for Save the Planet, A How-to-Be Green Alphabet, book is an absolutely beautiful alphabet, science and nature book that is perfect for children in grades 3 to 6. It features the complete alphabet packed with pictures, ideas and facts saving the environment.
S is For Save The Planet Book Storyline
According to the dust jacket of S is for Save The Planet, Americans create 250 million tons of garbage each year. The cover also says that it takes 100s of years for a polystyrene cup to decompose. Interesting facts, demonstrating exactly how huge our impact on the Earth is and such news can be overwhelming. However, this book talks about environmental issues AND gives simple ideas for us to act upon. It deals with many environmental topics from vermicomposting and xeriscaping to the R's of recycling, teaching readers how to make sure the earth survives for future generations.
Who is Brad Herzog?
The author of S is for Save the Planet!
Mr. Brad Herzog lives in California with his family. S is for Save the Planet is his eighth alphabet book for Sleeping Bear Press. He credits the Hobbit with creating his interest in writing all the way back in the sixth grade. However, he says that he was not immediately successful with writing and it was not until after he attended Cornell University in New York where he studied the human mind that he decided he wanted to be a sportswriter. When he graduated, he unsuccessfully applied to 60 newspapers but eventually a journal hired him and he was a sports reporter for 18 months. While he wrote for that newspaper, he did some freelance writing and managed in 1992 to become a full-time, self-employed writer. He says that, "As a writer, I aspire to make a living, of course, but I also hope to make a difference."
Mr. Herzog has written nine of the alphabet books in the Sleeping Bear Press Series. See all of them by clicking right here.
Brad Herzog's Official Website
- Brad Herzog
Brad Herzog is an award-winning author of American travel memoirs, children's books and national magazine articles.
Who is Linda Holt Ayriss?
Linda Holt Ayriss is the illustrator of S is for Save the Planet.
Ms. Linda Holt Ayriss lives on Bainbridge Island in Washington. She is an artist who graduated from the Art Center College of Design in California and who has a BFA from Pacific Lutheran University. She has received a silver medal from the Best in the West Society of Illustrators, and has also received recognition from the Communication Arts Annual.
Ms. Ayriss also illustrated E is for Evergreen, another book in this alphabet series by Sleeping Bear Press.
Amazon Customer Reviews of S is for Save The Planet
Amazon customer reviewers praised S is for Save The Planet. P. Anderson called it thoughtfully written and beautifully illustrated, saying that it is a positive, child-friendly book done in an ABC format that is packed with ideas for saving the planet.
A Kid's Review said that it is a great book for children four to eight because it has a blend of kid-friendly rhymes and knowledge about the environment. He called the pictures realistic and colorful and recommends it as very important for children to learn to save the planet.
Finally, a writer writing as Avid Reader highly recommends this book for birthday presents and your library.
Order Your Child's Copy of S is for Save The Planet from Amazon
Rate it, if you dare...
On a scale of 1-5, what did you REALLY think?
Did you know that scientists estimate that by the year 2050, 1/3 of all plants and animals may be driven to extinction?
More Environmentally Friendly Reading
- Baby Carrots - When Is A Carrot Not A Carrot?
Did you know that the cut baby carrots you buy in the grocery store did not grow as baby carrots?
- Should We Ban Paper Coffee Cups?
BAN PAPER COFFEE CUPS! Whilst I might agree that sometimes there is a place for paper cups and plastic lids, I truly do believe that WHENEVER POSSIBLE coffee should be drank from a mug that can be washed and REUSED. But ban paper coffee cups...
- The Mountain Wildlife T-Shirts
If you love animals, you will love these t-shirts by The Mountain.
More Children's Books
- The Story Of The Canadian Tulip Festival: A Bloom Of...
A non-fiction, children's picture book written by Anne Renaud and illustrated by Ashley Spires, A Bloom Of Friendship: The Story Of The Canadian Tulip Festival tells the story of the history behind the world's largest tulip festival held every...
- Laura Numeroff's If You Give A Children's Book Serie...
Extremely popular with the under five crowd is the series "If You Give A" by Laura Numeroff. The first book, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, has been a huge success for many years but you might be interested to know that, according to the Los Angeles..
- Eve Bunting's In The Haunted House, A Not Too Scary ...
In the Haunted House is a picture book for children.
- Eric Carle's My Apron, A Children's Book Review
If your child loves or would love to have an apron - just like dad or mom - he or she will enjoy this children's picture book, My Apron, by Eric Carle.
- Thanksgiving Day in Canada
Thanksgiving Day in Canada is a beautiful children's picture book that was written by Krys Val Lewicki and illustrated by Ana Auml. It tells the story of a family that travels to their Grandparents home for a traditional dinner in Canada. While...