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Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Ecographics: Climate Change

Ecographics: Climate Change

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference

Plastic Sucks! You Can Make A Difference

Author: Dougie Poynter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

How can YOU help save our planet? This awesome and inspiring guide, written by musician and environmental activist Dougie Poynter, will show you how to get involved in the mission to cut out single-use plastic. Plastic is everywhere and it sucks. It fills up our oceans, endangers our wildlife and never goes away. So it's time to take action, find ways to cut down our plastic use and help protect our environment. Together we can make a difference! As a lifelong supporter of environmental causes and a key player in the campaign to ban microbeads in the UK, Dougie is always on the hunt for ways to reduce and replace plastic. This campaigning book, his first solo authored project, draws on his own experiences in the fight against plastic waste - the problems he's encountered and the solutions he's found. It covers the history of plastic, introduces us to some key campaigners and eco entrepreneurs and is full of top tips and infographics. The clear and easy steps in Plastic Sucks! You Can Make a Difference show us how we can all make small changes and become champions for our planet. Includes contributions from: - Adam Lowry, founder of Method - Amanda Keetley, founder of Less Plastic UK - Anna Cummins and Marcus Eriksen, founders of 5 Gyres - Blue Ollis - Dara McAnulty - Edwin Broni-Mensah, founder of GiveMeTap - Emily Penn - James Robson and Andy Bool, Sea Life and Sea Life Trust - Jonathon Porritt - Josh White and Perry Fielding, co-founders of CanO Water - Kate Arnell - Lauren St John - Lucy Woodall - Will Travers, president of Born Free

Good to be Green: Let's Walk to School

Good to be Green: Let's Walk to School

Author: Deborah Chancellor Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

This environment education story follows Tom who is usually driven to school by his mum, but they always get stuck in traffic. At last Tom walks to school, and he learns that walking is better for your health and so much better for the planet. Panels alongside the story explore topics such as pollution and climate change. Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Good to be Green: Don't Waste Your Food

Good to be Green: Don't Waste Your Food

Author: Deborah Chancellor Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

In this environment education story Amara finds out what happens to waste food, what can go in a compost bin and how to reduce the amount of food we throw away. The story is a great resource for helping children understand why we should not waste food. GOOD TO BE GREEN is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Good to be Green: Turn off the Tap

Good to be Green: Turn off the Tap

Author: Deborah Chancellor Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

This environment education story follows Tia who is always being told by her mum to turn off the tap to save water - but why is this important? Through the story, Tia learns why water is precious and the small steps she can take to help to save it. Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Good to be Green: Rubbish or Recycling?

Good to be Green: Rubbish or Recycling?

Author: Deborah Chancellor Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/06/2019

Twins, Nadia and Nasir are keen to enter the school recycling competition, but what should they make? As they explore the rubbish in their house, they discover what can and can't be recycled and what happens to their rubbish. They learn about reducing, reusing and recycling and come up with a clever plan to help everyone at school work out what is rubbish and what is recycling. Good to be Green is a series of six environment education books that help children age 6+ explore green issues and find out what they can do to help the planet. Each book features the story of a child who is exploring their world and learning why it's important to think green. Alongside the stories are fact boxes with extra information and at the end of each story there are activity ideas, teaching notes and a quiz. Each story is accompanied by bright illustrations by Diane Ewen.

Love the Earth

Love the Earth

Author: Julian Lennon, Bart Davis Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2019

The final book in the New York Times bestselling trilogy, following Touch the Earth and Heal the Earth. by Julian Lennon, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, philanthropist, photographer, and bestselling author. Jump aboard the White Feather Flier, a magical plane that can go anywhere on Earth! This time, Lennon's book immerses children into an interactive and unique journey where they can: Plant milkweed gardens and soar with the butterflies. Build schools where girls and boys will be safe to learn and follow their dreams. Clean the oceans and beaches and help endangered dolphins, turtles, and whales. Explore the planet, meet new people, and help make the world a better place! The Flier's mission is to transport readers around the world, to engage them in helping to save the environment, and to teach one and all to love our planet. Just press a button printed on the page and use your Imagination Power to make the Flier glide through the air or transform into vehicles that will help those in need. An inspiring, lyrical story, rooted in Lennon's life and work, Love the Earth is filled with beautiful illustrations that bring the faraway world closer to young children. The book includes words to a special poem written by Julian Lennon, specifically for Love the Earth.

I'm a Global Citizen: Caring for the Environment

I'm a Global Citizen: Caring for the Environment

Author: Georgia Amson-Bradshaw Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/05/2019

How can you be a good global citizen? By understanding the world we live in and how we can effect change. This book explores the issues around the environment from climate change to biodiversity and pollution. It features a case study on Wangari Maathai and ideas for how we can take action to make the planet healthier. The I'm a Global Citizen series explores the concept of 'Global Citizenship': recognising that the world we live in is unfair and unequal, but promoting individual and collective action to challenge and change this. Each book has information, fun activities, challenges, case studies and ideas for group and individual action presented with fun illustrations. The books promote the idea that we have power as individuals: each of us can change things, and each of us has choices about how we behave. They encourage children aged 8+ to counter ignorance and intolerance.

Ecographics: Overpopulation

Ecographics: Overpopulation

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/05/2019

A powerful look at the global environmental crisis of overpopulation Earth's population is growing at the rate of 1 billion people every 15 years. This unprecedented growth puts a massive strain on the resources our planet can supply, and many people go hungry or do not have clean water to drink. Can we find a way to balance healthy population growth with taking care of our unique planet - before it's too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. Ecographics aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos. Perfect for readers aged 8 and up.

Putting the Planet First: Renewable Energy

Putting the Planet First: Renewable Energy

Author: Nancy Dickmann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

Discover how people all around the world are putting the planet first and helping the environment in new and exciting ways! All sorts of natural power can be harnessed to make energy, from the sun and the tide to wind and waves. In PUTTING THE PLANET FIRST: RENEWABLE ENERGY, discover how people around the world are working all the time to find new ways to create energy without harming the environment or using fossil fuels. Learn too, what you can do to help the environment, and about small changes you can make that will have a real impact. This book is a fascinating introduction to the positive changes people are making to try and live more sustainably, and will inspire children aged 7+ to think creatively about how they can put the planet first!

Putting the Planet First: Eco-cities

Putting the Planet First: Eco-cities

Author: Nancy Dickmann Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/05/2019

Discover how people all around the world are putting the planet first and helping the environment in new and exciting ways! From recycling drinking water to green transport links and renewable energy sources, cities can be adapted and built to be sustainable in all sorts of ways. In Putting the Planet First: Sustainable Cities, discover how people around the world are working all the time to innovate and create self-sustaining settlements. Learn too, what you can do to help the environment, and about small changes you can make that will have a real impact. It's a fascinating introduction to the positive changes people are making to try and live more sustainably, and will inspire children to think creatively about how they can put the planet first! New, fresh series on green issues that will be both topical and timely. With the signing of the Paris Agreement, the environment is once again at the top of the global agenda, and this series taps into that. Both inspirational and practical, the series contains case studies of things people are already doing, as well as tips and ideas for things children can do easily at home or school. Recycling is a hot topic in schools, and there are lots of initiatives and schemes aimed at encouraging this, which this series will help to reinforce. Bright, colourful, engaging design and photography give the books real child-appeal, and will engage and hold their interest. Perfect for readers aged 7 and up.

Ecographics: Energy

Ecographics: Energy

Author: Izzi Howell Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/05/2019

A powerful look at the environmental crisis of energy supply Energy makes our world work, but at a huge cost to the environment. As the polluting fossil fuels gradually run out, can we replace them with renewable, planet-friendly alternatives - before it's too late? Our Earth is facing huge environmental challenges, from plastic pollution choking our oceans to critical loss of biodiversity. Ecographics aims to raise young readers' awareness of these challenges with the latest headline-grabbing facts and stats, pertinent case studies and powerful photos.