Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero by Clive Gifford (Author), Jonathan Woodward (Illustrator)
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.
Clive Gifford is an award-winning author of over 140 books for children and adults. These include Out Of This World (Buster Books) which was shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize and Cool Technology (Scholastic) which won the School Library Association Information Book Award 2013. Clive’s titles range from the serious (Robots, The Kingfisher Geography Encyclopedia, Planet Under Pressure: Pollution and Wow! Science) and sporty (with books on the Olympics, football, basketball and skateboarding) to the downright silly (Joy’s Annoying Toys, The Huge Rude Duke and The Curse of the Toxic Trousers).
Clive has travelled through 70 countries, run a computer games company and taken part in all manner of sports from parachuting and gliding to Ultimate Frisbee. His books have been shortlisted for the TES Information Book of the Year, the Blue Peter Prize and the British Book Awards as well as winning Smithsonian, Children’s Choice, NAPPA and PBS awards. Sir Ranulph Fiennes called his latest book on Explorers, “An inspiration to all adventurers.” whilst The Guardian declared that his Kingfisher Book Of Football, “was worth a season’s training” and the Manchester Evening News labelled it, “The classiest football book around.”
Clive’s official website can be found at www.clivegifford.co.uk
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To be Guardians of the Planet we should be guarding the health of our planet. Guardians of the Planet: How To Be an Eco-Hero is huge resource book for children and their parents. Client Earth is an organization that is partnering with the author to help preserve and improve our planet. Client Earth uses the power of the law to take pollution offenders to court. But, this book has a different purpose. Readers of this book are taught all about eco-systems and how certain things harm the planet.
Children are given easy to understand solutions to these problems. The beautifully illustrated book is filled with pictures and vivid colors. Some pages show the dangers of chemicals, waste, or destruction. Solutions are offered and children are encouraged to tell their parents about ways to be a good guardian at home. I learned some new ideas on how to improve my home and not waste items. There are simple and effective ways included in the book that every family can follow to help guard our planet.