The Planet We Call Home

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Product Details
$18.99  $17.66
Philomel Books
Publish Date
10.16 X 8.58 X 0.39 inches | 0.79 pounds

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About the Author
Aimee Isaac is a children's book author who writes stories fueled by her passion for the natural world. She is a former teacher and a busy advocate, dedicated to protecting the environment and ending Alzheimer's. Aimee's educational background includes sociology, early childhood special education, and reading. When Aimee isn't writing or advocating, she's often found hiking, reading, or spending time with her family. Aimee spends time each summer by the Juniata, a river that meanders its way toward the Atlantic Ocean where she lives now with her husband and three children in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. You can visit Aimee Isaac online at or follow her on Twitter @isaacaimee and on Instagram @aimeeisaacwrites.

Jaime Kim was born and raised in South Korea before moving to the US when she was eighteen. Although she was a timid child who was afraid of just about everything, she discovered a sense of serenity in drawing. As a grown-up, Jaime kept on drawing and painting, working with gouache, watercolors, and acrylics to create nostalgic and dreamlike illustrations inspired by childhood memories of her family, as well as movies, art, and the outside world. Her debut illustrated picture book, Take Heart, My Child, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. You can visit Jaime Kim online at or follow her on Twitter @jaimekimil and on Instagram @jaimekimmy.
Praise for The Planet We Call Home

"Young readers will appreciate the natural beauty of planet Earth and understand that they can play a part in preserving it. A gentle message lovingly and artfully rendered." -Kirkus Reviews

"Isaac takes readers on a tour of Earth and all its riches. Beginning with a view of our planet from space, the richly hued illustrations close in to highlight Earth's various aspects. . .Youngsters interested in learning about nature and ecology will come to understand the importance of the care and maintenance Earth requires to stay healthy and thriving for every living creature." -Booklist

"Euphonious verse celebrates Earth as it builds to a kid-centric vision of stewardship in this comforting eco-read. Kim's illustrations employ watercolor, crayons, and digital tools to create soft, light-infused scenes of the natural world. The effect is a pristine portrait of ways to inhabit 'the planet we call home.'" -Publishers Weekly