Energy Island by Allan Drummond
  

Energy Island

Written by Allan Drummond
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Energy Island by Allan Drummond

At a time when most countries are producing ever-increasing amounts of CO2, the rather ordinary citizens of Samso have accomplished something extraordinary - in just ten years they have reduced their carbon emissions by 140 per cent and become almost completely energy independent. A narrative tale and a science book in one, this inspiring true story proves that with a little hard work and a big idea, anyone can make a huge step towards energy conservation.

Reviews

The thrilling idea, the book concludes, is that Samso is 'not very different from where you live.

't need wind; it needs a spark, to get people to think and work together. --Los Angeles Times

In this first title in a planned series of picture books about sustainable energy, Drummond combines winsome, kinetic, ink-and-wash illustrations with a succinct, simply phrased, smoothly flowing narrative that describes how Sams? transformed itself. --Starred, Booklist

The message is clear: An initially unconcerned community banded together and took steps that led to their current fame as a model of environmental action; we other residents of the island that is planet Earth can do that, too. --Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Author/illustrator Allan Drummond studied at the Royal College of Art. His many books include Tin Lizzie, a Green Earth Honor Book. He lives in Savannah, Georgia, where he is Chair of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
36 pages

Author

Allan Drummond
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Publisher

Square Fish an imprint of Palgrave USA

Publication date

21st April 2015

ISBN

9781250056764


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