Your Planet Needs You!: A kid's guide to going green (Science Museum) by Dave Reay

Your Planet Needs You!: A kid's guide to going green (Science Museum)

Written by Dave Reay

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Stuffed full of practical advice, this is a terrifically useful introduction to how to do your bit for energy conservation in everyday life. Subtitled, ‘A Kid’s Guide to Going Green’, this includes stories, fact boxes and useful tips for all children who want to be part of the eco-future. Lovereading4kids has selected a number of terrific titles for different ages that are brilliant for enthusing children to go green.

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Your Planet Needs You!: A kid's guide to going green (Science Museum) by Dave Reay

Maximus, Saviour of Worlds, Protector of Humankind and Chocolate Fanatic, has been given a mission by the President of the Earth: stop the planet from heating up, and do it fast! This book lets you join Max and his friend Henry as they become Global Warming Warriors, taking on the Big Climate Culprits one by one.

About the Author

Dave Reay

Dave Reay studied Marine Biology at Liverpool University and graduated in 1994. He went on to gain a PhD with the British Antarctic Survey and Essex University studying the response of Southern Ocean algae and bacteria to temperature change. After gaining his doctorate he continued working as a post-doc at Essex, investigating the impact of land-use on the soil methane sink. In 2001 he moved to Edinburgh University to investigate emissions of the greenhouse gas 'nitrous oxide' from agriculture, then carbon fluxes in forests, and went on to become a Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) Fellow examining greenhouse gas emissions from wetlands and agriculture. In 2008 Dave became the university's first lecturer in carbon management. He is designer and editor of the leading climate change science website Greenhouse Gas Online and Google UK's top Southern Ocean website. He enjoys running (on an annual basis), Test Match Special, and writing stories for his daughters.

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176 pages


Dave Reay
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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th June 2009




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