The Earth does not belong to us. We belong to the Earth. The great American Indian Chief Seattle spoke these words over a hundred years ago. His remarkably relevant message of respect for the Earth and every creature on it has endured the test of time and is imbued with passion born of love of the land and the environment. Illustrated by award-winning artist Susan Jeffers, the stirring pen-and-color drawings bring a wide array of Native Americans to life while capturing the splendor of nature and the land. Children and parents alike will enjoy the timeless, poignant message presented in this beautifully illustrated picture book.
“Together, Seattle’s words and Jeffers’s images create a powerful message; this thoughtful book deserves to be pondered and cherished by all.” (Publishers Weekly )
Susan Jeffers is the illustrator of such distinguished picture books as Three Jovial Huntsmen, a Caldecott Honor book; Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening; and the ABBY Award-winning Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, which was also a New York Times besteller. She lives… More about Susan Jeffers