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I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon
By Miranda Paul, Baptiste Paul, illus. Elizabeth Zunon
Millbrook Press (Lerner Publishing Group)
32pp, full color
Publication Date: February 5, 2019
List Price: 19.99
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Early Praise for I Am Farmer: Growing an Environmental Movement in Cameroon
“His work inspires many, and young people are no longer ashamed of farming.”
“This heartening story . . . conveys the importance of sound agricultural practices across farms, schoolyards, communities, and nations.”
—The Horn Book Magazine
“This is a beautiful book about an important topic and the man behind a movement.”
“This book really teaches how important it is to follow our calling, even if it may not be as glamorous as the other jobs in the world.”
“Highly recommended for schools and libraries. A great way to learn about water conservation, as well as Cameroon.”
Release Date: February 5, 2019
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I am Farmer is co-written with Baptiste Paul and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon. It tells the story of Farmer Tantoh, a grassroots environmentalist from Cameroon, Africa. His work has led to the development of over 800 gardens, clean water for tens of thousands of people, and a movement toward sustainable and organic farming in his home country.
COVER REVEAL! Click the image or the link here to read the full post, including thoughts from Elizabeth Zunon, the book’s illustrator.
Here is the Publisher’s Weekly announcement (Children’s Bookshelf):
For more information about Baptiste Paul, visit baptistepaul.com
For more information about Elizabeth Zunon, visit Lizzunon.com
For more information about or to donate to the Save Your Future Association, founded by Farmer Tantoh Nforba, visit www.syfaglobal.org or www.syfa-usa.org.