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The Sense of Wonder Hardcover – April 21, 1998
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About the Author
Linda Lear, a professor of environmental history and author of the prize-winning biography "Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature", is an enthusiastic horticulturalist and collector of botanical art. She lives in Bethesda, Maryland.
Top Customer Reviews
The book includes photographs which compliment Carson's words. Thank you for reminding us to share our love of the natural world.
This would be a wonderful gift for a new parent or new grandparent.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Great book, I like the photos in my 1980s version better, just simpler and more black and white, but I was very pleased to find a copy and in such excellent condition.Published 17 days ago by Cherry Py
Pay attention to the number of pages before ordering this book. It's a posthumously printed coffee-table book with nice pictures and a few words by Rachel Carson.Published 1 month ago by rtclark
Everyone should be reading this and reflecting on their lives. It is bout connecting to nature not locking it away in some static zoo type of scenario. Read morePublished 4 months ago by ROB WOOD
Every person, especially parents, should read and own this book.Published 9 months ago by Frida Kahlo
Simple, short and so enjoyable. You will get lost in Carsons word and feel her experiences. Just want to run outside nowPublished 13 months ago by Aline Arruda
Parents need to read this with the birth of their first child.Published 14 months ago by Harriet Huddle
I started w/Silent Spring over 50 years, ago. Carson is amazing and every book a must readPublished 14 months ago by Shirley R. Winn
Intriguing thoughts on how to instill appreciation for nature in young children without making it feel as though they are in a classroom. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Rose Overturf
Rachel Carson is a master of capturing the reader's attention and holding it while filling them with a yearning for a deep relationship with the natural world. Read morePublished 15 months ago by C. Matthias