If You Come To Earth

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From two-time Caldecott Winner author-illustrator Sophie Blackall!

If You Come to Earth is a glorious guide to our home planet, and a call for us to take care of both Earth and each other.

This stunning book is inspired by the thousands of children Sophie Blackall has met during her travels around the world in support of UNICEF and Save the Children.

• An engaging storybook about a single curious and imaginative child
• Simultaneously funny and touching
• Carries a clear message about the need to care for the earth and each other

If you come to Earth, there are a few things you need to know. . .
We live in all kinds of places.
In all kinds of homes.
In all kinds of families.
Each of us is different. But all of us are amazing.
And, together, we share one beautiful planet.

  • Ideal for children ages 3 to 5 years old
  • Resonates year-round as a go-to gift for birthdays, holidays, and more
  • A great pick for teachers looking for a crowd-pleasing picture book about the world for little students

80 pages | 9.38" x 11.50"

This masterful and moving picture book is a visually comprehensive guide to the earth, imbued with warmth and humor.

"It's far and away the best work she's done. . . . No detail escapes Blackall's attention, though; close reading is richly rewarded. . . . Though its scope is expansive, "If You Come to Earth" feels, in the end, intimate."-The New York Time

"[Sophie Blackall's] signature Chinese ink and watercolor illustrations will draw children in for repeat readings to pore over each detail. . . . Each page is well researched and inclusive, as Blackall depicts the many different people who live in the world. . . . With its gorgeous and intricate illustrations, [If You Come to Earth] is perfect for sharing."-School Library Journal, starred review


"The true delight of [If You Come to Earth] lies in its stunning illustrations. Each page features a dynamic, energetic composition, a wealth of precise detail arranged in unexpected ways. . . . Sweet, funny, moving, timely, and beautiful."-Horn Book Magazine, starred review