Written by Simon James
Illustrated by Simon James
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Dear Greenpeace is 25 years old this year and it’s still as fresh and touching as on its first publication and perhaps even more important. A little girl writes letters to Greenpeace asking how best to care for the blue whale living in her pond. Greenpeace writes back, answering her questions, though insisting that there can’t possibly be a whale in her back garden. At last Emily writes to say that the whale has left – on a migration probably – but she meets him again at the seaside and he lets her stroke his head. It’s one of the loveliest celebrations of a child’s imagination, but also illustrated the connection between children and the natural world, and gently encourages them to make their voices heard. ~ Andrea Reece
Dear Greenpeace by Simon James
Celebrating 25 years of this enchanting ecological fantasy from a multi-award-winning picture book creator.
Worried that the whale living in her pond is unhappy, Emily writes to Greenpeace, who, though offering the best of advice, insist that it is impossible for a whale to live in a pond. Undeterred, Emily continues to seek the best course of action for her beloved whale, finally setting him free.
-plus will love this anniversary edition with its colourful child-friendly illustrations. Newbury Weekly News It is an extremely cute, amusing and informative tale for little people. Culture Baby A touching story about a girl and the whale who lives in her pond. The perfect introduction to learning about our planet and the importance of caring for it. Baby Surrey
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Interest Age: From 3
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Walker Books Ltd
3rd March 2016
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