A Round Up Of The Best Environmental & Green Books For Children

If you’re looking for children’s gifts that are educational, informative, enduring and beautifully illustrated the range of environmental books from Usborne Books are well worth a peruse.

One of the newest books in the Usborne range is 100 Things To Know About Saving The Planet which is suitable for children aged 8 and above. Full of eye catching illustrations and interesting facts and figures The diverse subject range from plastic eating bacteria, woolly jumpers for penguins to sun and wind power.

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The Usborne ‘Lift the flap’ books are great visual books with snippets of useful information and facts and figures. Another new book in this range is ‘Looking After The Planet’ which explains simply and effectively what’s happening to planet earth and what we can all do to help – from reducing greenhouse gas emissions and farming responsibly to protecting our forests, oceans and endangered animals. More information about the book can be found here.

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A fantastic overview of what happens to our waste, from smelly rubbish to hi tech sorting systems to the importance of making less rubbish in the first place can be found in ‘Questions & Answers, Recycling & Rubbish. The book also includes top tips on how children can how can reduce and re-use their waste at home.

For younger children the ‘peep inside’ picture books are perfect for introducing nature, wildlife and habitats. All the books are filled with intricately cut flaps and holes to peep through and are the type of sturdy board books that are perfect for toddlers. The collection include peep inside the garden, a bee hive, bug homes, a tree, the forest and night time. They retail at £7.99 each.

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To view the collection of environmentally themed books please visit the website here. If you are interested in nature and wildlife themed books, Usborne also has a fantastic range of books that you can view here.