National Trust: How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear

70 Everyday Ways to Save Our Planet

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Pub Date 3 Feb 2022 | Archive Date 3 Feb 2022

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Suitable for children age 7 and up who want to learn about climate change and have been following COP 26

Learn how you can save endangered animals and make the world a better place, too!

From beetles and butterflies, to puffins and polar bears, animals and habitats all over the world need our protection. In this beautifully illustrated book, children (and adults!) can learn about thirteen different habitats - gardens, hedgerows, heathlands, woodlands, highlands, wetlands, the coastline, freshwater, oceans, savannahs, jungles and mountains - and simple everyday ways we can protect them.

Find out how to help hedgehogs in your own back garden or spread the word about endangered animals further from home, as you discover all the little things you can do to make a big difference. Including 70 everyday ways you can save our planet! Engaging text by Dr Jess French, presenter of Minibeast Adventure with Jess on CBeebies, with artwork by super-talented Angela Keoghan, illustrator of Inspector Brunswick and the Case of the Missing Eyebrow.

**As seen on Channel 4 Sunday Brunch**

Finalist for the Best Children's Publication award at the ACE Best Product Awards 2019

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Suitable for children age 7 and up who want to learn about climate change and have been following COP 26

Learn how you can save endangered animals and make the world a better place, too!

From beetles...


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A most COP-friendly volume that is first and foremost about environmental change, and not about being heavy-handed, depressing, or just moderately sweary in a Swedish accent from one night too many on the tiles in Glasgow. Every type of habitat from the back garden, past the coast to the savannah, gets a double-paged spread littered with wildlife, and a second spread showing which of the critters we've just looked over have an endangered rating, followed by copious tips for living ecologically. It doesn't follow that the tips are all related to the scenario of every landscape, with 'use reusable water bottles' not really linked to heathland, and 'form groups at school' not necessarily following on from hedgerows.

But the advice is very much in tune with proper, eco-thinking, and even with its non sequitur nature is so much more welcome than some haranguing teenager. And this will speak to young teenagers, mind – this is no dry gazetteer of general gloom, rather it's an informative and attractive volume with a can-do, go-getting attitude in having the bulk of its text and space given to relevant information and tips. It will most certainly speak to British teenagers, too, for these hedgerows, heathlands and highlands are definitely English and Scottish ones. Sure, it brings in Amazonian river dolphins as soon as I make that remark, but this British book has the national focus you'd only expect of an American equivalent, were such a volume to exist.

This has been a success since first publication in 2018, and hardly needs any powwow of grand-standing grandees to remain a success. A strong four stars.

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I've come to learn that when the National Trust and Nosy Crow pair up I'm going to be in for a treat. This is a wonderful book for nature lovers and those interested in helping to protect our world habitats and the creatures that live in them. It's a very well laid out book. Each habitat has two double spreads. The first pages give you information about the habitat itself and there are creatures to spot - there's simple labelling to help identify the animals too. The next spread goes into details about facts from that habitat and a section on how you can help. The ideas on how you can help are very child friendly and achievable goals to make an active change. The back of the book goes into more detail about endangered species and what that means for animals and the places they live. The pictures perfectly complement the text and the illustrator has a lovely unique style that's soft yet vibrant. I'd highly recommend this book and the bite-size chunks of text would make it a perfect non-fiction text for early independent readers. It would also make a great addition to any school library.

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This book is simply beautiful. The illustrations throughout are amazing and the text easy to read. I love how this book is set out in sections with factfiles, making it easy to read and learn about. Each section has a How you can help part with great tips and ways to save the planet. This is definitely one for the bookshelf. Thank you for the opportunity to read and review this book.

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Spent the morning reading this fab nonfiction picture book.

A great reference book for any primary classroom, bursting with animal facts and ways you can save the planet. Engaging, inspiring, and being set out by habitat makes it delightfully easy to flick through.

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This is a great book and helps you to learn about endangered spices. It teaches you how you can save the world and the environment around you. From small to large animals it gives information on all. This is very friendly book for young children to learn from as well. It helped my son understand more about nature animals and their habits which is a major interest of his at 4 years old.

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