Do you have a child who enjoys learning about things, places and nature? Then Overview,
Young Explorer’s Edition: A New Way of Seeing Earth ($24.99) is for them. Benjamin Grant and
Sandra Markle’s edited version for ages 8 and up is a collection of satellite images of the Earth.
You can see the airplane graveyards, diamond mines, natural landmarks and oil rigs. Plus, you learn
how nature and man has impacted, or could impact, each other. — Jeanette
Discover Earth as you've never seen it before, in this stunning and unique collection of satellite images that offer an unexpected look at our planet. A perfect gift for young National Geographic fans and atlas enthusiasts!
When astronauts look down at our planet and see its vibrant surface shining against the blackness of space, they experience the Overview Effect--a sense of awe, an awareness that everything is interconnected, and an overwhelming desire to take care of our one and only home.
Overview: Young Explorer's Edition, newly adapted for young readers from the adult book Overview, captures this sense of wonder and shares it with readers without having to leave the ground. Extraordinary aerial photographs reveal Earth's natural beauty and show the surprising, fascinating, and destructive ways humans have impacted our environment. This eye-opening visual journey will forever change the way we see our home planet.
About the Author
Benjamin Grant is the author of Overview and the founder of Daily Overview on Instagram, from which the book takes its inspiration. His daily posts have both delighted and challenged his audience from around the globe since 2013. Benjamin graduated from Yale University, where he studied history and art history and rowed on the heavyweight crew team. He lives and rides his bike in San Francisco. You can follow along on Instagram at @dailyoverview, or learn more at dailyoverview.com.
Sandra Markle is the author of more than 200 children's books, which have won numerous awards, including Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book, IRA/CBC Children's Choice, NSTA/CBC Outstanding Trade Books for Children, NCTE Orbis Pictus Recommended, and ALA Notable Books for Children. She lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @SANDRA_MARKLE or discover more at WRITE ON! SANDRA MARKLE http://sandra-markle.blogspot.com.