Green Stuff for Kids
"Something fun, informative and challenging for green kids (and their parents) to sink their teeth into."
- Tim Flannery
Green Stuff for Kids is a young readers' guide to what's up with the planet and what they can do to make a difference. Jam-packed with fun facts, eco-activities, information and green tips, this book covers a huge range of environmental issues and hot topics, including air pollution, biodegradability, climate change, e-waste, litter, natural disasters, recycling and water conservation.
* Find out the who, what, where, why and how of environmental science.
* Put into action the book's eco-tips, such as how to save energy and water, how to recycle properly and how to avoid buying products made from threatened species.
* Follow step-by-step guides on how to make a worm farm, make gardens wildlife friendly and grow food.
Our beautiful but fragile planet really is a great place to live and well worth looking after. Green Stuff for Kids is all about exploring green issues and finding out what makes the planet tick.
How and where to buy
Green Stuff for Kids is available from bookstores nationally, but it can be hard to find so ask! Stores that don't have it in stock can order it in.
Green Stuff for Kids can also be bought online - here are a few links for online purchasing:
Readings - an independent bookseller and partner of the Melbourne Writers' Festival
Abbey's Bookshop - an independent bookseller and online store, based in Sydney.
MUP Bookshop - straight from the publisher.
"You can make a difference and this clearly set-out book is an excellent guide." - West Australian.
"Rather than simply presenting cold facts, Ha's commentary is interesting and at times humourous.", "...superb advice..." and "...highly recommended..." - Sun Herald.
"We learnt so much from this book and especially enjoyed the whacky humour and bizarre examples from the insane world of environmental science." - Alastair, Freya and Imogen, the green teens who wrote the book's foreword.
"While Ha does a great job of explaining the facts, the designers should be congratualted for creating such a user-friendly book (graphs, break-outs, check-lists, projects) that makes absorbing Ha's engaging writing style even easier... Invaluable reading for those aged 10 and up." - The Sunday Age.
"...a goldmine for teachers and kids alike." - G magazine (print version of review). For full online review, click here.
Copyright Tanya Ha 2013