We may not give much thought to the well-being of our Earth as we do on Earth Day, though it’s important that on the other 364 days of the year we do our part to keep her clean and in the best shape we can. In honor of this year’s Earth Day, here are 5 books that will help us celebrate our beautiful planet.
1. Earth: An Intimate History by Richard Fortey
Dive into the history of our planet with this highly-informative read. Senior Paleontologist Richard Fortey is also the author of Life: A Natural History of of the First Four Billion Years of Life on Earth.
2. Earth by Douglas Palmer
An astonishing work about the current health status of our Earth and how it all works. Stunning photographs also make this book that much more fascinating.
3. Fresh Water by E.C. Pielou
Pielou’s passion and dedication towards the world’s fresh water supply is outstanding. A great work focused primarily on the prominent relationship between the Earth’s fresh water supply and all living organisms.
4. The Weather Makers: How Man is Changing the Climate and What is Means for Life on Earth by Tim Flannery
A work that pointedly explains how much control we, as inhabitants of Mother Earth, have over our climate and what we can do to maintain the control of it.
5. The EARTH Book by Todd Parr
An exemplary children’s book that is bound to have your kids excited about taking care of their planet, as well as learning more about why it’s important to take care of it.
Happy Earth Day!
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