Parents' Choice Foundation: Reviewing Children's Media Since 1978

Parents' Choice Awards : Books : Picture Books
Earth Mother

Earth Mother

Fall 2005 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Ellen Jackson
Illustrator: Diane Dillon
Illustrator: Leo Dillon
ISBN: 0802789935
Hardcover Price: $17.95
Earth Mother awakens and spends the day visiting her domain. As she crosses the landscape, apparently Africa, she stops to commune with different creatures, some who enjoy her visit, and some who do not. They complain. Subtle as the story is, young children will understand and enjoy it immensely.
Kemie Nix   ©2005 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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