Bergers Book Reviews

Grover’s 10 Terrific Ways to Help Our Wonderful World

Author: Sesame Street
Publisher: Dalmatian Press
Genre: Children’s
ISBN: 1-40375-012-2
Pages: 24
Price: $3.50

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Many adults today can be heard saying that we need to save the planet for our children and grandchildren. But if our children don’t learn from our mistakes, how much good have we really done? Sesame Street has come up with a fun way to help kids learn about environmental consciousness.

In this book, Grover presents his top ten list of ways to save energy, throw less stuff away, take care of our natural resources, and recycle. As he presents each idea, Sesame Street characters act this item out in ways kids can relate. The Count turns off lights. Bert turns off the water while he brushes his teeth. Big Bird brings a reusable shopping bag to the supermarket. And of course the book itself is printed on recycled paper.

As kids see these TV icons adopting earth-friendly behaviors, they will start to model these actions in their own lives. Since I’m a strong advocate of the green lifestyle, I’m thrilled to see this book in print. I highly recommend it for every child’s personal library.

Reviewer: Alice Berger

September 5, 2008 - Posted by | children

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