Earth Tales, The Barefoot Book
Dawn Casey, illustrated by Anne Wilson
Packed with 7 hands-on activities, this gorgeous anthology of traditional tales from around the world promotes a sustainable lifestyle and keeps kids busy! Follow the Sun Mother, a brave Comanche girl and a thoughtful Welsh couple, and you'll see how the culture-crossing, centuries-old practice of green living is perhaps more relevant today than ever before. It's the perfect intercultural anthology for the young naturalist or backseat traveler! Winner of the Gold Nautilus Book Award, the American Folklore Society Aesop Accolade and the NAPRA Nautilus Award.
Dawn Casey has always been passionate about traditional tales, believing that folklore can help answer some of the toughest questions about humankind. Anne Wilson gains much of her inspiration and sense of colour from her travels. She has an MA in Illustration from St. Martin's College of Art, London, and has been illustrating children's books for several years.