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Where’s the Elephant? | Barroux 

This charming book by beloved French illustrator Barroux…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Story of the Blue Planet | Andri Snaer Magnuson

Brimir and Hulda are best friends on a blue planet without…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening | Robert Frost

 

Robert Frost’s classic poem receives a child-like…
December 12, 2023/by sandyw

City Green | DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

This cheerfully illustrated environmental tale about a young…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Lost Words, A Spell Book | Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

‘Once upon a time, words began to vanish from the language…
August 31, 2023/by sandyw

One World | Michael Foreman 

One World is a picture book about pollution and ecological…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Amanda the Teen Activist: Feathers & Freedom | Catherine Kelaher

Can one girl and her friends save the lives of hundreds of…
April 23, 2024/by sandyw

Dear Greenpeace | Simon James

Emily has found a whale in the backyard in her pond. Wanting…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Inch and Grub: A Story About Cavemen | Alastair Chisholm

 

In this delightful consumerist caper, illustrated…
December 12, 2023/by sandyw

Running Wild | Michael Morpurgo

Kids who love adventures will be gripped by this story of…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Where the World Turns Wild | Nicola Penfold

Juniper Greene lives in a walled city where animals, trees,…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs | Judi Barrett 

If quirky, unusual metaphors captivate your child, Cloudy…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Eco Rangers: Wildfire Rescue | Candice Lemon-Scott

Young readers who love mysteries and the environment will…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Guardians of the Planet: How To Be An Eco-Hero | Clive Gifford

 

This positive book contains everything children need…
February 11, 2024/by sandyw

The Lonely Polar Bear | Khoa Le

A polar bear cub finds himself alone on an iceberg after…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Call Me Tree / Llámame árbol | Maya Christina Gonzalez

This bilingual adventure teaches young readers what they…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Cookie and the Most Annoying Girl in the World | Konnie Huq

Cookie is ready to save the world. Unfortunately, the most…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Last Bear | Hannah Gold

April and her father are living on Bear Island in the Arctic,…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Dinosaurs and All that Rubbish | Michael Foreman

This story about dinosaurs stomping all over the Earth is…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Watership Down | Richard Adams

This adventure novel about a small band of rabbits in southern…
May 29, 2023/by Katie

Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH | Robert O’Brien 

Mrs. Frisby is a widowed field mouse. And when the field…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Oi! Get off our Train! | John Burningham

When a little boy and his dog board a train for an adventure,…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Animals of Farthing Wood | Colin Dann

The animals of Farthing Wood have lost their home. Developers…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Every Leaf a Hallelujah | Ben Okri

Mangoshi lives with her mum and dad in a village near the…
May 16, 2023/by Katie

The Astounding Broccoli Boy | Frank Cottrell Boyce

Rory Rooney is the smallest boy in his class. He also just…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

We Are Water Protectors | Carole Lindstrom

Inspired by the many Indigenous-led movements across North…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Great Kapok Tree | Lynne Cherry

A man enters the Amazon rainforest with the intent of chopping…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Promise | Nicola Davies, illustrated by Laura Carlin

On a mean street in a mean city, a young girl tries to snatch…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

The Wump World | Bill Peet

Wump World is about to be destroyed. When the Pollutians…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

How to Bee | Bren MacDibble 

Nine-year-old Peony wants to be a bee – but all the bees…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Gilberto and the Wind | Marie Hall Ets

Gilberto can’t see his best friend. But he feels him near.…
July 18, 2023/by sandyw

Climate Change: A Ladybird Book | Charles Windsor and Tony Juniper

This simple guide introduces kids to the history, dangers,…
July 13, 2023/by sandyw

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