LoveReading4Kids

Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.

No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf.

New members get entered into our monthly draw to win £100 to spend in your local bookshop plus lots lots more...

Find out more

The Carbon Diaries 2017

Written by Saci Lloyd

Books of the Month - <b>June</b> Featured Books for 11+ readers Featured Books for 13+ readers Recommended Children's eBooks

LoveReading View on The Carbon Diaries 2017

Laura’s witty diary entries cleverly combine the important events in her own life – managing her boyfriend and dealing with her attempts to be in a successful band – with the major and serious issues of climate change in a not too distant future. Temperatures are rising; carbon rationing is now the norm and London is struggling to survive: The Carbon Diaries 2017 makes readers think seriously while also enjoying some great comedy moments reflecting teenagers of anytime or place.

Click here to see The Carbon Diaries 2015

LoveReading4Kids

The Carbon Diaries 2017 Synopsis

It's over a year since her last diary and Laura Brown is now in her first year of university in London, a city still struggling to pull itself together in the new rationing era. Laura's right in the heart of it; her band, the dirty angels, are gigging all over town until a police crackdown on rioting students forces them out of the city. After a brief exile on her parents' farm, the angels set off in a battered VW bus on a tour of Europe with the fabulous Tiny Chainsaws in the Distance. The tour soon unravels, however, in an increasingly dramatic sequence of events that include drought in Europe and Africa, a tidal-wave of desperate immigrants, a water war in the Middle East and a city-wide face off with the army in London. Not to mention infidelity, betrayal, friendship, love and massive courage. How long can Laura distance herself from the struggle? And more importantly, how can she keep her style and hope alive in a world on the edge of madness?

The Carbon Diaries 2017 Press Reviews

Praise for Carbon Diaries 2015:'Everyone who cares about the future of the planet should read this book!
Costa judging panel

'An uproarious, scathing and pathos-filled romp - Adrian Mole does the apocalypse.'
Financial Times

'A perfect example of how to blend an important message into an entertaining novel.'
Independent

'A wonderfully mordant look at the coming environmental meltdown.'
Daily Telegraph

If you loved this, you might like these...

Embassy of the Dead: Hangman's Crossing
I Am Not a Number
Hoot
The Hormone Diaries The Bloody Truth About Our Periods

All versions of this book

ISBN: 9780340970164
Publication date: 07/01/2010
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340970164
Publication date: 7th January 2010
Author: Saci Lloyd
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 416 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month, eBooks

About Saci Lloyd

Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author and activist, Saci Lloyd has held down a bewildering variety of non-jobs, including being a storyboard artist, a cartoonist, a singer in a band, an animator and a script editor for Camouflage Films.She recently stepped down as Head of Media at Newham Sixth Form College, but continues her association with the East London college. Saci's first novel, The Carbon Diaries 2015, was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and is in development with the BBC, and her third novel Momentum was longlisted for The Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize. Saci very aware of the ...

More About Saci Lloyd

More Books By Saci Lloyd

Cover for Quantum Drop by Saci Lloyd
Cover for Momentum by Saci Lloyd
Cover for The Carbon Diaries 2015 by Saci Lloyd
View All Books By Saci Lloyd

Share this book

LoveReading
LoveWriting
LoveReading4Schools
NEW INDIE AND SELF PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEW AND PROMOTION SERVICE LAUNCHED!    Read More
×