A simple story of our planet's natural resources with jewel-like paintings by Caldecott Honor author Molly Bang. Through the example of a shared village green and the growing needs of the townspeople who share it, Molly Bang presents the challenge of handling our planet's natural resources. Full color picture book.
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How do our individual actions affect the world? Molly Bang uses a simple parable about sheep and the commons they graze on to reveal a disturbing paradox about our relationship with the environment that sustains us. Here is a book that invites discussion.