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Guardians of the Planet

Written by Clive Gifford

Illustrated by Jonathan Woodward

Key Stage 2 Ecological and Environmental Interest - Non Fiction The Natural World Activity and Puzzle books

LoveReading View on Guardians of the Planet

How to be an Eco-Hero

In these challenging times for our planet, children feel a particular pressure to take action. This book offers them the information they need to understand the issues as well as ideas and advice on the steps they themselves can take to improve things. It’s practical and pragmatic, reassuring and inspiring. Written in partnership with environmental charity ClientEarth it’s particularly good on how mass democratic campaigns like petitions can really make a difference, stressing to young readers that individual voices all count. It’s also packed with ideas for things they can easily do now, whether that’s recycling more or growing your own vegetables. The information is clearly laid out and very easy to digest. As Brian Eno explains in his introduction, becoming a Guardian of the Planet needn’t be as daunting as it sounds, especially if we all work together.

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Guardians of the Planet Synopsis

This environmentally positive book contains everything children need to become guardians of the planet. Kids can learn how to become keepers of the coasts, friends of the forests, home heroes and much more through a mix of compelling facts, creative activities and proactive tips. Key environmental topics are clearly explained, and the easy-to-follow projects and suggestions help to put the issues in an everyday context.

From reusing clothes and composting food to reducing water waste and giving wildlife a helping hand, this book will encourage children to engage with environmental problems and inspire them to take care of our wonderful planet. The book includes an introduction by ClientEarth, an organization that uses environmental law to protect oceans, forests and other habitats, as well as all people, and a foreword by Brian Eno.

Printed using waterless ink on FSC paper.

Guardians of the Planet Press Reviews

There has never been a more important time to change our actions. This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about our impact on the planet and what we can do to save it. - Jess French

Every word of this entertaining and poignant book must be read by all children... and, of course, their parents! - Arizona Muse

Guardians of the Planet by Clive Gifford is colourful, engaging and endorsed by environmental law organisation Client Earth. - Wicked Leeks

Book Information

ISBN: 9781780555881
Publication date: 26th September 2019
Author: Clive Gifford
Illustrator: Jonathan Woodward
Publisher: Buster Books an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 128 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Ecological and Environmental, The Natural World, Puzzles / Activities

About Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of over 200 books specializing in engaging and entertaining non-fiction books for children and young adults. His books have garnered much praise and won Children's Choice, NAPPA Gold Star, TES Book of the Year and Smithsonian awards. Refugees was shortlisted for The British Book Awards whilst Discover the Extreme World was on the four-book shortlist for the 2012 Blue Peter Book Award. In October 2018, Clive won The Sainsbury's Children's Book Award for The Book Of Comparisons. He also won The Blue Peter Book Award 2019 for The Colours of History. With a lifelong interest in geopolitics, ecology ...

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