Children are never too young to start learning about the rainforest and its importance. In fact, the earlier they learn, the earlier they can show concern and make an effort in saving the rainforests of the world. A good way to introduce young people to environmental conservation is to expose them to books about it. How do you choose an appropriate a rainforest children’s book? Here are some tips to keep in mind:
• The age of the child – Toddlers need books with things they can touch, play with, and move. This is why lift-the-flap, texture, and pop-up books make sense to them. School-age children have longer attention spans and will start to appreciate picture books with accompanying descriptions that are easy for them to read and understand.
• Pictures and illustrations – Choose a book with real pictures or realistic illustrations of the animals that are found in rain forests.
• The author- Look up the author to see his or her experience in conservation efforts. This way, you know that you are reading a book written by a person who knows what he or she is talking about.
• Give back – There is rainforest childrens book called, 'The Rain Forest' by Paolo that donates a percentage of the proceeds to global environmental conservation groups. You can buy 'The Rain Forest' here at Rainforest-Now.Com.