These books for little earth heroes are ideal reading for the younger generation. They are the ones who will have to pick up the mess from climate change, but these books use experts and positive attitudes, to see how we can all help. For gardening, see make your garden safe for pets to know toxic plants and other items to avoid.
One Home is a glorious journey by Hiba Noor Khan who meets 18 inspiring young activists who are taking a stand against climate change. With gorgeous illustrations, meet them as they travel to locations, protecting endangered habitats, experiencing new cultures and includes a toolkit for young naturalists. And simple activitiies we can all do from home, to help protect the planet.
It’s a Wonderful World is a beautifully illustrated guide to teach young readers how to protect the planet and change the world. Find an excellent introduction to nature conservation and a unique guide to studying ecosystems and biodiversity, with graphic illustrations and stunning photos, and an enthralling insight into lesser-known animals that inhabit the natural world. For children age 7 to 9, from plastic pollution to snow leopards.
C is for Carbon Footprint is a nice debut book by a man who is experienced in environmental education, and decided to teach children how to reduce their carbon footprint using 26 tips, in a simple A to Z form.
This book is beautifully done. Each letter includes a lesson on how to improve our Mother Earth, with beautiful art to assist younger readers or anyone else, to imagine a better future for tomorrow. From simple fixes to lifestyle changes, this book will equip anyone with the tools to make a difference. Decrease your carbon footprint with the 26 tips on this book – from helping to stop pollution to becoming a better environmentalist.
Robert Donisch grew up learning about science and the environment, often camping outdoors with his family. After becoming an outdoor environmental and science educator, he wanted to write a book that was accessible to young readers, offering easy tips to lower their carbon footprint and energy consumption. He doesn’t claim to be an expert, but he has enough knowledge to help and can also write a nice book!
This Pretty Planet is a beautiful illustrated picture book, to celebrate the beautiful place we call home. Winds blow. Tides flow. Shooting stars descend. Our lives begin, middle and end – on this pretty planet. From icy tundras to sandy beaches, lush forests to tall mountains – this book journeys around the earth to present the natural wonders.
Guardians of the Planet is a positive book (printed with waterless inks) that profiles Guardians of Green Energy, Food-Waste Fighters, Freshwater Friends and Friends of the Forests. It’s written by environmental law charity ClientEarth (which recently prevented illegal logging in European forests, to protect lynx, bison and other endangered species).