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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.
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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
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 11 days ago by ROB WOOD
Every person, especially parents, should read and own this book.Published 6 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 9 months ago by Aline Arruda
Parents need to read this with the birth of their first child.Published 10 months ago by Harriet Huddle
I started w/Silent Spring over 50 years, ago. Carson is amazing and every book a must readPublished 10 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 11 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 11 months ago by C. Matthias
In 1956, Rachel Carson published an essay titled "Help Your Child Wonder." More than 50 years later this article is even more timely. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Annette Lamb