The Big Green Book
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|Format: ||Hardback, 12 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 September 2010|
How much of the planet does it take to make your stuff? How much water does it take to grow the cotton for your t-shirt? hy do we need to find greener types of energy? hat does it matter if the rainforests are being cut down? lobal warming, pollution, water shortages, ice caps melting . . . hat does it all mean? Pull the tabs, lift the flaps and open up the amazing pops and discover the answers to these questions and more. Find out what YOU can do to help our planet stay green!
An innovative pop-up environmental extravaganza about going green and saving the planet!
About the Author
Fred Pearce was recently described by The Times as one of Britain's finest science writers. Based in London, he has reported on environmental, popular science and development issues from over 60 countries over the past 20 years. He writes regularly for the Daily Telegraph, the Guardian and the Independent . He was voted BEMA Environment Journalist of the Year in 2001 and is a past recipient of the TES Junior Information Book Award. b> b>Ian Winton has worked in children's publishing for 20 years - with companies such as at Octopus Books, Dorling Kindersley and around 40 other UK and US publishers and packagers. b> b>Piers Harper studied Ancient History and Classical Civilizations at Sheffield University but always loved drawing and so decided to become an illustrator. His many books include SNOW BEAR (Macmillan) and BORING! (Red Fox). Piers lives in Cumbria, where his hobbies are mountain climbing and eating chocolate!
"Takes environmental issues and presents them in a fun, informative and entertaining way . . . This superbly presented book should be in every home and school" -- Mary Arrigan * Irish Examiner * "Helps younger ones to be pro-active in aving the planet. Pull the tabs, lift the flaps and open up the amazing pops and discover a greener world. A green book with a green message, made the green way - and great for families and children aged five to seven years" -- Melanie Cowie * Cornwall Today * "It's packed to the brim with information and has more flaps and pop-ups than you can shake a stick at . . . Educational, yet fun . . . There's a barrage of facts but it never feels overwhelming . . . It's a beautiful package, with clear, cartoony illustrations, and impressive paper engineering" * Bookbag * "Any child will be absolutely delighted with this fun book . . . with all the colourful illustrations, your child will love it" -- Jo Milne * South Wales Argus * "Eden project books are absolutely gorgeous - packed with interactive flaps to lift and wheels to turn, they are works of art" -- Stacia Briggs * Norwich Telegraph *
Eden Project Children's Books|
29 x 26 x 2.4 centimetres (0.86 kg)|
5-9 years |