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Rickie The Raccoon Learns About Recycling: Giovanna Lagana

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 31, 2009

Rickie the Raccoon Learns about Recycling Rickie The Raccoon Learns About Recycling

Reading Level: 4+

Paperback: 36 pages

Publisher: Tabby Cat Press (June 28, 2009)

What to expect: Environmental Issues, Recycling, Raccoon, Cat

So you’re looking for a book to help teach and encourage your children to recycle? Perhaps you’re looking for a couple of tips to help improve your own “green power”? Rickie The Raccoon Learns About Recycling is an independently published book dedicated “… to every parent and child out there who is taking, or wants to take, the initiative step to help stop Global Warming.” With a simple story and additional tips and resources at the back of the book, children will be inspired and encouraged to learn this new task of recycling. The message of “how to” recycle is delivered loud and clear for readers of all ages, by fictitious characters that help to lighten up the learning experience. Reading this book can only add to the excitement that comes from taking care of our beautiful earth.

Publisher’s synopsis:
Rickie the Raccoon thinks that a world full of rubbish would be a great place to live in – he would never be hungry again. It falls to his streetwise friend, Carmen the Cat, to teach Rickie the error of his thinking and the importance of recycling. The book also includes resource pages so that parents and their children can learn more about protecting the environment and saving energy together.

Add this book to your collection:
Rickie The Raccoon Learns About Recycling

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For more information: http://www.giovannalagana.com/Rickie&Carmen.htm

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