What's the Point of Being Green? by Jacqui Bailey


What's the Point of Being Green? by Jacqui Bailey

This refreshing take on today's green issues delivers a serious and provocative message in a way that will entertain enthusiastic greens and engage more reluctant ones. The fact are supported by quizzes, cartoons and plenty of eco tips.


Contains a huge amount of information about the whole global-degeneration issue. -- Books For Keeps 20101101 Lively and appealing book about the urgent environmental issues facing us all. -- School Librarian 20101101 It was great to read a book that focused on the positives of being green while providing facts and interesting stories to support the argument. -- Times 20111201 Effective mixture of photographs and cartoon style should appeal to readers. -- Science (sciencemag.org) 20111202 A clever book that captured my and the kids

. -- Times 20111201

About the Author

Jan McCafferty is the talented illustrator of Pirate Small in Big Trouble for Oxford Publishing and the wonderful picture book Monsters Not Allowed (Scholastic), plus many titles for Watts. She lives with her husband Steve and two daughters in Manchester. Jacqui Bailey has spent a lot of her adult life working with children's books. She has been an editor and publisher of everything from picture books to encyclopedias, but mostly enjoys finding out amazing bits of information and then writing about them. She particularly likes writing about science, as the information so often turns out to be far stranger than fiction.

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96 pages


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Publication date

28th July 2011



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