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Overview, Young Explorer's Edition: A New Way of Seeing Earth

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Published: November 2019
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BIC Subject: Natural history (Children’s/Teenage)
 
Published: 22-Nov-2019
Format: Hardback, 160 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9781984832023
Stock Code: 4832023
Product Description
 
When astronauts look down at our planet and see its vibrant surface shining against the blackness of space, they experience the Overview Effect--a sense of awe, an awareness that everything is interconnected, and an overwhelming desire to take care of our one and only home.

Overview- Young Explorer's Edition, newly adapted for young readers from the adult book Overview, captures this sense of wonder and shares it with readers without having to leave the ground. Extraordinary aerial photographs reveal Earth's natural beauty and show the surprising, fascinating, and destructive ways humans have impacted our environment. This eye-opening visual journey will forever change the way we see our home planet.When astronauts look down at our planet and see its vibrant surface shining against the blackness of space, they experience the Overview Effect--a sense of awe, an awareness that everything is interconnected, and an overwhelming desire to take care of our one and only home.

Overview- Young Explorer's Edition, newly adapted for young readers from the adult book Overview, captures this sense of wonder and shares it with readers without having to leave the ground. Extraordinary aerial photographs reveal Earth's natural beauty and show the surprising, fascinating, and destructive ways humans have impacted our environment. This eye-opening visual journey will forever change the way we see our home planet.
Benjamin Grant is the author of Overview and the founder of Daily Overview on Instagram, from which the book takes its inspiration. His daily posts have both delighted and challenged his audience from around the globe since 2013. Benjamin graduated from Yale University, where he studied history and art history and rowed on the heavyweight crew team. He lives and rides his bike in San Francisco. You can follow along on Instagram at @dailyoverview, or learn more at dailyoverview.com.
 
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