TRUE WONDERS: Great Illustrated Non-Fiction
Fearless Creatures of the Sea, the Sky, and Our Very Own Backyards!
This wonderous virtual panel of illustrated non-fiction books will delight the whole family with unique natural encounters!
Journey into Earth's deepest seas, boundless skies, and the unexpected fun of local phenomena. We at Books of Wonder can't wait to share these fact-filled books, readymade for young and curious readers.
- Learn the full and toothy history of Paleozoic and modern sharks alike in Sharks: A Mighty Bite-y History, by MIRIAM FORSTER.
- Then, cozy up with the real-life story of bird-turned-hero Cher Ami, in Cher Ami: Based on the World War I Legend of the Fearless Pigeon, illustrated by GISELLE POTTER
- Dive back underwater with Yoshi and the Ocean: A Sea Turtle’s Incredible Journey Home by LINDSAY MOORE, following a unique turtle's rescue, recovery, and unbelievable homecoming.
- Last but not least, meet the surprising family trees of our favorite plants! From tomatoes to flowers, explore the secret history of all grown things in RIZ REYES' Grow: A Family Guide to Plants and How to Grow Them.
Don't miss this lively weekend talk about illustrated animals, plants, and the possibilities of worlds on and off-land!
Sunday, June 26th at 1:00PM EST, via Crowdcast.
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