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This Is Our Earth

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By: Laura Lee Benson / Illustrated by: John Carrozza

An inspirational and enlightening look at our earth

Laura Lee Benson's lilting verse carries us over panoramic landscapes as we visit the many creatures and natural wonders of the earth. The subtext introduces basic facts about our diverse environment and encourages global awareness and conservation. John Carrozza's spectacular watercolor illustrations play harmoniously with the spirit of the text. At the end, the verse is set to music so all can sing along!

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Laura Lee Benson, author

Laura Lee Benson has been writing about the world around her for as long as she can remember. She grew up in a home filled with pets and wrote stories and poems about nature and the animals that she loved. She earned her B.A. in psychology and is certified in early childhood education.

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John Carrozza, illustrator

John Carrozza first fell in love with the desert during a visit to the Grand Canyon. He studied at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston and has been a freelance illustrator for twelve years. He lives in Massachusetts with his dog, Emily.

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ISBN: 9780881068382

Ages: 4-8
Page count: 32
11 x 81/2

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