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Charlemagne to the Rescue Paperback – June 28, 2011
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
About the Author
Award-winning watercolorist and teacher Diana Wilkoc Patton lives in New Jersey with her family. The fishes and frogs in her assorted aquariums and ponds and small wild animals who have made homes in her yard appear in her books.All vie for her attention since they all have stories they must share. Fortunately for us, Diana is only too ready to listen to their adventures and then write and illustrate their stories.
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and topics as animal welfare, compassion, empathy, friendship, leadership, loyalty, and the human animal bond. Patton combines these important messages with basic aquariology and responsible pet fish care.
Any child lucky enough to read this book will finish with an enriched understanding of the world around them thanks to Patton's prose and artwork. Readers will learn that even scary challenges can be understood, and eventually surmounted, with the help of good communication skills, support of others, self confidence, and the
willingness to accept and embrace change!