The world can seem a scary place to live. Forests are burning, plastic is filling the oceans and the air is polluted. But we can all help save the planet - including you!Activists Assemble - Save Your Planet details the major current environmental issues, why they occur, and how they can be resolved.
This fun-filled adventure handbook is bursting with ideas to help kids discover the great outdoors and get closer to nature. Created with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), the UK's leading gardening charity. This beautifully illustrated book is packed fun activities, handy tips and nature facts to encourage children to explore the wonderful world...
Crazy but true, life on Earth can't exist without poo! Starting with human sewage then moving on to animal poo, this surprisingly charming lift-the-flap book explores what happens when we flush, what animal toilets look like, why animals don't need to flush and just how important poo is - for a myriad of fascinating (and sometimes yucky) reasons.
Our house is on fire - it's time to wake up to the climate crisis facing planet Earth before it's too late. Which countries generate the highest CO2 emissions? Which coastal cities are most vulnerable to rising sea levels? What will the polar ice caps look like in 10 years' time? Which countries have successfully harnessed renewable energy sources?
The climate crisis is real. It is already changing the world around us. This book uses simple language and vivid illustrations to explain complex questions clearly.How does the climate work? What are we doing to change it? What can we do differently to avoid the worst outcomes? Why do we all find change so hard?
Do fish wear pyjamas? What's the sound of an iceberg melting? How many sheep did it take to launch a Viking longship? Which is faster - a tsunami or a bullet train? Find the answers to these and many more questions in a book that explores the history, science, environment and art of our planet's seas and oceans.
Activities for bold, brave, green, heroic, caring, daring, dreaming, mindful, shouting, creative, rescuing, resourceful Earth-warriors! A super positive journal-style, pocket-sized activity book full of mindful activities to help children fight the climate crisis, change the world for the better and learn about the environment.
We are bombarded by warnings about the health of our planet, but what can we actually do to help? This hands-on guide is filled with suggestions for everyday actions and choices that will help readers take better care of the Earth. Armed with this informative and helpful book, they can feel ready to make a positive difference.
How could plastic-eating bacteria help reduce waste? Can a river be given human rights? Could we generate all the power we need from the sun and the wind? How do woolly sweaters help penguins in peril? Would building a giant sunshade in spacestop the world from overheating?
A fabulous overview of what happens to our waste, from stinking problems and hi tech sorting systems to the importance of make less rubbish in the first place. Includes top tips on how we can reduce and re-use.
A beautifully illustrated collection of nonfiction stories featuring the many wonders that exist in the night sky. Beginning with a sunset and ending at dawn, Through the Night Sky shines a light on the magical events taking place in the darkness above. Unlike an astronomy book that focuses on eye-popping facts and figures about the universe,
SPLASH! Dive down deep and go on an incredible journey into our oceans. With over 80 flaps to lift, discover the mind-boggling array of animals and plants that live under the sea, and find out why - without the oceans - life on Earth wouldn't even exist. With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites for videos and information on how you can help...
Discover all kinds of wild weather, from terrifying tornadoes to deadly droughts, in this fascinating information book with over 50 flaps to lift. See a storm raging out at sea, find out how wildfires happen and discover how climate change is affecting weather and what we can do to help our planet.
Join teenage activists Amy and Ella Meek on their mission to rid the world of single-use plastics in this practical book, perfect for budding eco-warriors. Be Plastic Clever will teach young activists about the dangers of plastic pollution and climate change, but also to help them find their voice.
Sail across spectacular seas and discover the mind-boggling marine life of the world's oceans. Find out about the five great oceans on our planet, and learn about their biological and geographical features. Explore the deepest depths of the Mariana Trench, spot shipwrecks at the bottom of the sea, and uncover the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
This timely entry into the award-winning DKfindout! series, explores the past, present, and future of our climate. In 2019 kids around the world went on strike for the future of our planet, and for their own futures. This amazing book on climate change for kids covers what we can do every day as potential activists to help prevent further damaging changes...
A look at animals and plants from the point of view of their amazing scientific adaptations. Join bestselling author Steve Mould to uncover nature's greatest scientists, engineers, and mathematicians from plants that can count to architect insects. If you thought all scientists wear white coats and work in labs, think again!
Kids are on a mission to save the Earth! Recycle and Remake is the hands-on, practical guide you need to get started. This gentle, but empowering book is full of creative making activities, information, and ideas that give young eco-warriors (like you!) the know-how to really help the environment.
How did scientists come to understand that climate change is happening? And how is it affecting human societies today?This book explores the human response to climate change over the past century. Chapters address the health effects and emotional impact of climate change, as well as how people are working to solve the problem, from protests to political...
What is the difference between climate and weather? How does ice melting at the South Pole affect sea levels thousands of miles away?This book explains how climate change contributes to rising sea levels and hazards such as heat waves, droughts, and extra-powerful storms. Learn how scientists analyze these extreme events and predict how they might change...
Plastic Planet offers young readers the perfect, non-alarmist introduction to Earth's plastic crisisPlastic pollution is now found in every environment on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the driest deserts and the most remote ice sheets.
This humorous twist on the perennially popular Q & A format takes a sideways look at all that is super and strange about life in the oceans. Quirkily illustrated characters and playful text reveal the amazing answers. Find out who has picnics on the seabed, how long it takes to make an island, and why a dolphin is more like a hippo than a herring.