Monday, January 6, 2014

Press Release: Mother Earth, "a book for the ages"

Mother Earth is a children’s book that can be read by people of all ages. It is intended as a loving tribute to Mother Earth and a call to action for children, their parents and grandparents.

This book contains gorgeous illustrations by Elisabeth Slettnes as well as inspiring quotes from Vandana Shiva, Raffi Cavoukian, Sue Monk Kidd, Rachel Carson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alice Walker, Winona LaDuke, Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee, Molly The Tao Te Ching, Ursula K. Le Guin, Buddha, Starhawk, Audre Lorde, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Arundhati Roy, Dr. Jane Goodall and many more.

Mother Earth is the second book in a series by Portland author Trista Hendren.

Our first book, The Girl God, has been nominated for the 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project, an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers by the Feminist Task Force of the Social Responsibilities Round Table of the American Library Association. 

Our project was also featured in The International Museum of Women's groundbreaking exhibit: Muslima.

You can read more about our work on our website at
Mother Earth illlustration by Elisabeth Slettnes

See more gorgeous illustrations on our Facebook page!

Amazon Reviews of Mother Earth.

First book Review

You can read more about Mother Earth on our website or blog.

 "Mother Earth is a book for the ages, one that parents should read to their children for generations—for its message of healing is one we must take to heart.” ~Liz Hall Magill 

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