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Our Earth

Written by Anne Rockwell

Illustrated by Anne Rockwell

Voyager Books (2000)

A simple introduction to geography, which explains how the earth was shaped, how islands are born from volcanoes, and how gushing springs affect rivers. Dive beneath the oceans and soar above the clouds in this exploration of Earth.


  • National Council for Social Studies (NCSS-CBC) Notable Children’s Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
  • Society of School Librarians International (SSLI) Honor Book
  • Children’s Book of the Month Club Selection


“ For young readers just beginning to get a sense of geography, this book shows the beautiful variety of landscapes on Earth. From glaciers to coral reefs, Rockwell has crafted a simply written and illustrated book that depicts the great diversity of our planet. It will encourage further exploration f the different landforms and most importantly, it will instill an appreciation for our beautiful home. ”

— Children's Literature