If You Come to Earth by Sophie Blackall - Book Review

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By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452137797
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 15th, 2020

The winner of the 2016 and 2019 Caldecott Medal is back with a beautifully illustrated book which begins “Dear Visitor From Outer Space, If you come to Earth, here’s what you need to know.” The child-narrator describes the vast variety of life on Earth, both for humans and animals. The illustrations are gorgeous, and demonstrate the similarities and differences between us all. Blackall’s message is that “we are all here on this beautiful planet. It’s the only one we have, so we should take care of it. And each other, don’t you think?” ~ Reviewed by Beth Byrne