Pioneer Press: New picture books teach kids to love Earth and animals

By Mary Ann Grossmann
Pioneer Press

One North Star (Phyllis Root, Beckie Prange, Betsy Bowen)Three talented women collaborated on this beautiful book, one of the most elegant and appealing of the year.

Minnesota Book Award-winner Root of Minneapolis brings the North Country’s marshes, woods, lakes and bogs alive with her text, which teaches numbers one through 10 using repetition, ending each with “under one north star.

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