Tuesday, March 2, 2010

New eBook for Children


Contact: Caroline Harris

Pandas’ Earthquake Escape helps children understand the disaster in Chile, and its eBook is now available free on our homepage: http://www.sylvandellpublishing.com/

Mount Pleasant, SC (March 1, 2010) – To help parents and teachers explain this tragedy to their children, Sylvan Dell has posted our Pandas’ Earthquake Escape eBook on our homepage free for the next 30 days. Our hearts go out to those suffering in Chile and in Haiti, and we hope having access to this e-book will help children understand the shifting plates and dynamic earth forces at work. We are proponents of using teaching moments, even tragic ones, to optimize learning. Listen to the news, read the picture book, use the 6-page non-fiction educational section in the back of the book, and then use the 50-page cross-curricular Teaching Activities section online.

Pandas’ Earthquake Escape written by Phyllis Perry and with stunning illustrations by Susan Detwiler follows the adventures of a mother panda, LiLing, and her cub, Tengfei, for several days after the devastating earthquake that hit China two years ago. Perry’s story follows the two pandas’ quest to survive outside the comfort of their reserve.

The eBook features read-aloud, auto page flip, and selectable English and Spanish text and audio. This title is also available in hardcover and paperback. We hope this book is enjoyed and helps children understand world events around them.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call.

Click on Above Image to View e-Book.

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