The Sense of Wonder by Rachel Carson, Introduction by Linda Lear

The Sense of Wonder is a refreshng antidote to indifference and a guide to capturing the simple power of discovery that Carson views as essential to life. In her insightful new introduction,Linda Lear remembers Rachel Carson's groundbreaking achievements in the context of the legendary environmentalist's personal commitment to introducing young and old to the miracles of nature. Kelsh's lush photographs inspire sensual, tactile reactions. The Sense of Wonder is a timeless volume that will be passed on from children to grandchildren, as treasured as the memory of an early-morning walk when the song of a whippoorwill was heard as if for the first time.