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An imprint of
Platypus Media LLC
Sparking curiosity through reading
This is the Sun that makes the world go round!
From the tiniest animal to the tallest tree, everything on Earth is connected through the circle of life. But at the center of it all is a different kind of circle—the Sun!
Through a charming story with rhythmic repetition and vibrant collage art, young children are introduced to the bright Sun that provides energy for life on Earth. Follow along as a young tree uses light from the Sun to make its own food, then passes its energy along the food chain… until it circles all the way back to a brand new sprout growing toward the Sun.
This is the Sun gives readers a glimpse into how all living things in an ecosystem are connected through the circle of life, and the role the Sun plays in making it all possible.
Paperback (ISBN 978-1-938492-84-6)
eBook (ISBN 978-1-938492-85-3)
4 - 7 years
Preschool - 2nd Grade
Praise for "This Is the Sun"
"With vibrant illustrations, This is the Sun is a wonderful and whimsical introduction to the power of the sun as it feeds all life on earth."
"As an educator, I know children will be excited to ‘read the pictures’ whilst listening to the story. Engaging, informative, and fun!”
"This book expands the curious mind of the young reader, animal lover, and budding scientist."
MEET THE AUTHOR
Elizabeth Everettspent 16 years as a classroom teacher before venturing into writing. Inspired by her energetic youngster, Jalen, and his love for books, she took her background in education and meshed it with his childhood interests. The result was edu-tainment in the form of children’s books!
She currently lives in Colorado with her family where they love spending time outdoors in the Western sun. This is her first children’s book and she is excited to have several more coming out soon. She can be reached at Elizabeth.Everett@ScienceNaturally.com.
MEET THE Illustrator
Evelline andryawas born in Sumatra, Indonesia. She grew up with both Chinese and Javanese cultures. Her passion in illustration started at a very young age. She was influenced by vintage greeting cards that she found in her grandma’s drawer, comic books, antique picture books, and animated movies.
Her illustration style is a mix of traditional medium and digital collage. She lives in Jakarta with her husband and three children. Find her on Instagram @evellineandrya.