George Saves the World by Lunchtime by Jo Readman
  

Synopsis

George Saves the World by Lunchtime by Jo Readman

George is determined to save the world by lunchtime, but he's not quite sure how. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. A bike trip to the recycling bank, charity shop and local farmers' market show how recycling and re-using materials, and using less petrol and local produce can really help save the world. George even gets a favourite toy fixed!

Reviews

This is a thoroughly enjoyable, worthwhile read whos message is not only obvious but obviously irreproachable and - very important - easy to follow. 5 stars Books for Keeps Certainly the message of the book is worth reading, and practising Inis This splendid work certainly deserves a place on the junior bookshelf on the grounds of good fun, good sense and good practice School Librarian The environmental message is so clearly represented in such a fun accessible way The Green Parent Pushes home the importance of recycling while telling a funny story at the same time -- Andrew Ffrench Oxford Times

About the Author

Dr Jo Readman is in charge of education at the Eden Project in Cornwall. She has previously written books on plants and worked for Channel 4. Ley Honor Roberts' artwork can be seen at Eden in the form of 'the leaf people' in merchandising, the website and around exhibits. She has also worked as a freelance artist, most recently illustrating the new Babar books. She lives in Cornwall with her young family.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 5

Author

Jo Readman
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Publisher

Eden Project Children's Books an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

18th March 2006

ISBN

9781903919507


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