Here are OUR choices of the BEST Eco Concious books for babies, infants and children in the run up to World Book Day.....if you're going to buy them a them an eco book...

Greta Thumberg - No One Is Too Small To Make A Difference

This book is ideal for - EVERYONE!

In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Greta Thunberg, decided not to go to school one day. A year later, she was joined in her strike by over seven million people around the world. This illustrated and fully updated version of No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is the record of her game-changing year in the fight against the climate crisis. With now history-making speeches that sparked a global movement or the #GretaThunbergEffect. Every child (and adult) should read this book: Our future depends upon it.

David Attenborough - Our Planet, The One Place We All Call Home

Ideal for Ages 6+

This is the official children’s companion to the Netflix documentary series with special foreword by Sir David himself. This book is a glorious visual celebration of the natural world, combines extraordinary photography from the series with stunning illustrations from acclaimed artist Richard Jones. A beautifully written and informative book for children with an uplifting message of hope that will strike a chord with all the family. A must for every child’s bookshelf.

Rachel Igonoftsky - The Incredible Ecosystems of Planet Earth

Ideal for Ages 8+

Through illustrations, maps and infographics, bestselling author Rachel Ignotofsky – author of Women in Science, Women in Sport and Women in Arts– has done it again with this exquisite book. It explains how our planet works, from its incredible ecosystems and the plants and animals that live there to the importance of biodiversity, weather cycles and more. With information on the dangers of climate change and ideas for how to protect Planet Earth, this is a must for future ‘Eco Heroes’.

Jess French - What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling & Protecting Our Planet (DK Books)

Ideal for Ages 7+

This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. Everything from what we’re doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling and shocking facts about the waste we produce and where it goes. It’s not all bad news though As well as explaining where we’re going wrong, What a Waste shows what we’re doing right! Written by author and children’ Tv presenter French the tone is also engaging with bold illustrations and fact boxes.

Katie Daynes & Marie-Eve Tremblay - Lift The Flap. Questions & Answers about Plastic

Ideal for Ages 3+

Young children will learn all about plastic, recycling and how plastic affects the environment in this engaging lift-the-flaps book. With over 60 interactive flaps revealing what plastic is made of, how it gets into the ocean and asking whether we live without plastic – this is an informative and insightful books for kids and parents alike.

Lauren Child - Charlie & Lola Look After Your Planet

Ideal for Ages 3+

Charlie persuades Lola that instead of throwing her things away, she should recycle them. ‘Recycle it? What is that?’ asks Lola. With a bit of help from Charlie, Lola learns all about recycling and how it is extremely very important to look after our planet. Soon she has found an extra-specially fun way to do more recycling – and gets lots of her classmates to join in too! The perfect way to introduce the nature of recycling to younger children.

Melanie Walsh - My Green Day: 10 Green Things I Can Do Today

Ideal for Ages 3+

An optimistic and encouraging picture book with simple and sunny illustrations that compliment the sage advice contained within. Children of all ages can benefit from Walsh’s ten suggested activities for green living and the tone never strays into feeling overly prescriptive or patronising.

Change The World For A Fiver

Ideal for ALL AGES

A simple premise nicely executed full of witty illustrations and practical items, such as a packet of seeds, which can help people of all ages to make a difference to the world. Children and adults can follow the fifty tips which encourage not only green sensibilities but ways to make other people happy such as writing a letter to someone who inspires you or learning to be friendly in another language. A genuinely altruistic book guaranteed to give readers a warm glow, and the profits go to charity to boot.

Lorna Freytag - Eco Baby Books (Oceans, Rainforest, Recycling, Ice Caps)

Ideal for Babies and Infants

Lorna's books are designed with babies and infants in mind, with bright bold illustrations and super-simple text, these books are ideal for your little ones, because, well....we're never too young to start saving the planet. we've shown you some of our MUST HAVES for your children....why not pop along to Amazon where these, plus a whole lot more are available...just follow this link.

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