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This interactive book immerses children in a fun and unique journey. Jump aboard the White Feather Flier, a magical plane that can go wherever you want!
The Flier's mission is to transport readers around the world, to engage them in helping to save the environment, and to teach one and all to love our planet.
An inspiring, lyrical story, rooted in Lennon's life and work, Touch the Earth is filled with beautiful illustrations that bring the faraway world closer to young children. The book includes words to a special poem written by Julian Lennon, specifically for Touch the Earth .
This is the first book in a planned trilogy. A portion of the proceeds from book sales will go to support the environmental and humanitarian efforts of the White Feather Foundation, the global environmental and humanitarian organization that Lennon founded to promote education, health, conservation, and the protection of indigenous culture.
|Publisher:||Sky Pony Press|
|Series:||Julian Lennon White Feather Flier Adventure Series , #1|
|Product dimensions:||9.10(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||3 - 6 Years|
About the Author
Julian Lennon is a Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, photographer, documentarian, and philanthropist. Born in Liverpool, England, Lennon is an observer of life in all its forms developing his personal expression through his artistic endeavors. In 2007, Lennon founded the global environmental and humanitarian organization The White Feather Foundation, whose key initiatives are education, health, conservation, and the protection of indigenous culture.
Bart Davis is an international bestselling author of novels and nonfiction books. His most recent is Black and White: The Way I See It , the biography of Richard Williams, father of tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams. He has also written two feature films and a wide range of print articles. Davis lives in New York City.
Smiljana Coh is an artist who studied film animation and combines traditional and digital illustration techniques in her work. She has illustrated the picture book I Want to Be a Ballerina and wrote and illustrated The Seven Princesses. She lives in Croatia.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Journey across the world with the White Feather Flier, a magical aeroplane. Go and see for yourself the devastation that has been caused throughout the world. From places with no clean water, to sea’s full of plastic bottles and rubbish. But with your help we can reverse the damage. Throughout your adventure you are in control of the plane, it’s up to you to steer it wherever you want it to go. Then make a safe landing and go and explore the country you have landed in. The plane is so special it can even fly under water. After a hard day, head back home. But not for long, as this is the first book in a planned trilogy. At times when there are so many issues going on in the world, Julian Lennon and Bart Davis have written a book together that explains what is happening throughout the world. The story will help children have a better understanding of the world they live in. It will also make them see that will a little help and care from everyone, these problems can be erased. Julian Lennon believes that if you can teach children to love and understand the planet, they will naturally care for it. This book is all about getting his message across in a fun, interactive, child friendly manner. The plot is wonderfully eye opening, and the raw illustrations bring the story to life. This book will definitely be a big hit with the kids. I’m sure that Julian’s message will get into the hearts of lots of youngsters, and adults too. At the back of the book there is also a special poem by Julian, titled ‘Touch the Earth’.
Touch the earth is a beautifully written and illustrated book that teaches children and adults alike about a very serious problem that is threatening the world today and its future, the story does not preach or place blame on anyone it just teaches us simply that everyone can help save the planet. A job well done by Julian Lennon, Bart Davis and Illustrator Smiljana Coh.