reading If You Come to Earth, a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take care of both Earth and each other.
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In this picture book, a boy writes a letter to an imagined alien, explaining all the things he will need to know about Earth and the people who live here--and adding a postscript asking what the alien might look like. This stunning book is inspired by the thousands of children the author has met during her travels around the world in support of UNICEF and Save the Children.
Sophie Blackall has illustrated many books, including the Ivy + Bean series, Ruby's Wish, and has twice won the Caldecott Medal. Originally from Australia, she now lives in Brooklyn. Learn more about her at www.sophieblackall.com.