Why Should I Bother About The Planet? by Sue Meredith
  

Why Should I Bother About The Planet?

Written by Sue Meredith
Part of the Why Should I? Series

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It’s never too young to get youngsters doing their bit to save the planet. This brilliant little book tells in the simplest terms about what’s gone wrong with the planet, what needs to be done about it and how children can help. 20p from every copy sold goes to Friends of the Earth.

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Why Should I Bother About The Planet? by Sue Meredith

Offers a guide to the issue of mankind's effects on the planet and how we can reverse them. This illustrated book offers children information on key subjects such climate change, recycling, energy sources and the small differences we can make to save our planet.

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'Asks the big questions about global warming and considers how we can all help. The book works best as an informative guide to the main issues. Starting with an easy-to-read potted history, beginning with the industrial revolution, it examines everything from fair trade to biofuels.This book doesn't shy away from politics either, asking what governments can do about climate change and the threat to our planet. For extra green points, the book is printed on Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) approved paper and 20p from every copy goes to the environmental charity Friends of the Earth' - BBC Green; 'This explanation of the environmental problems facing our planet, what has gone wrong and what needs to be done about it, will help older primary and younger secondary pupils to a better understanding of environmental problems. It includes an introduction to the energy crisis, pollution, food and food miles, wildlife in danger, disappearing forests and carbon footprints. There are lots of practical ideas for how pupils can 'go green'

' - Primary Geographer'

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: 7+

Author

Sue Meredith
More books by Sue Meredith

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

30th May 2008

ISBN

9780746089170

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