Our House Is Round A Kid's Book About Why Protecting Earth Matters by Yolanda Kondonassis


Our House Is Round A Kid's Book About Why Protecting Earth Matters by Yolanda Kondonassis

Called the perfect children's introduction to environmental issues by Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund, Our House Is Round gently guides young readers through a smartly narrated conversation illuminating the concept of global connection and environmental cause and effect. This book teaches the whys behind earth conversation in a colorful, positive way that encourages maturity, ownership, and problem-solving discussion. It is a must for every school and family library.

About the Author

Yolanda Kondonassis is founder and director of Earth at Heart, a non-profit organization devoted to increasing earth awareness through the arts. Passionate about writing, earth conservation, and music, she is a Grammy-nominated classical harpist with a love for kids and the desire to share both the power of knowledge and the inspiration for change. She is on the faculties of Oberlin College and The Cleveland Institute of Music. You may visit her website at www.YolandaHarp.com. She lives with her husband and daughter in Cleveland, Ohio. Joan Brush is a fashion designer and illustrator with a background in Children's Literature and Design. As a child, she loved to create whimsical toy characters and went on to study Children's Literature at Antioch College. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and launched a successful career as a sportswear designer shortly thereafter. An avid rower, she makes her home near the water in Providence, RI.

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48 pages


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Publication date

17th May 2012



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