When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it’s easy to feel as if nothing you do can really make a difference . . . but this book proves that individual people can change the world. With twenty inspirational stories celebrating the pioneering work of a selection of Earth Heroes from all around the globe, from Greta Thunberg and David Attenborough to Yin Yuzhen and Isatou Ceesay, each tale is a beacon of hope in the fight for the future of our planet, proving that one person, no matter how small, can make a difference.
Featuring Amelia Telford, Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, Bittu Sahgal, Chewang Norphel, David Attenborough, Doug Smith, Ellen MacArthur, Greta Thunberg, Isabel Soares, Isatou Ceesay, Marina Silva, Melati and Isabel Wijsen, Mohammed Rezwan, Renée King-Sonnen, Rok Rozman, Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Stella McCartney, William Kamkwamba, Yin Yuzhen and Yvon Chouinard.
Featuring illustrations by Jackie Lay.
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What the Critics Said
“We’ve been reading it a chapter at a time as bedtime stories, and it strikes just the right tone – outlining a problem, and showing how ordinary people have responded with hard work and bright ideas.”
– The Earthbound Report (blog)
“Perfect for young activists in the making.”
“Written in an accessible, easy-to-read style, it’s perfect for any child who cares about protecting our planet.”
“Another brilliant awe-inspiring book about those standing up to make a difference when it comes to climate change.”
– Read It Daddy (blog)
“If you want to know what to do in the face of the crisis, read this book! It’s full of inspiring ideas.”
– Emma Thompson