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A Planet Full of Plastic: and how you can help

A Planet Full of Plastic: and how you can help (Hardback)

By Layton, Neal

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Plastic is everywhere, and it's hurting Planet Earth - but you can help to make things better!

ISBN 9781526361738
Barcode 9781526361738
Published 25 June 2019 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781526361738
ISBN-10 1526361736
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Wren & Rook
Publication Date 25 June 2019
International Publication Date 27 June 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Layton, Neal
Category Animals
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions Width: 264mm
Height: 264mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 440g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Plastics - Juvenile literature, Plastics - Juvenile literature - Recycling, Plastic - Juvenile literature, Plastic scrap - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 363.7288
Catalogue Code 969259

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Description of this Book

Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC. If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it's not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn't rot away - it sticks around for ever. Our world is drowning in plastic, and it's a big problem. Award-winning author-illustrator Neal Layton is here to explain where plastic comes from, why it doesn't biodegrade, and why that's dangerous for animals and humans alike. But he's also FULL of ideas for how you can help! From giving up straws in juice cartons to recycling all we can and taking part in a beach clean, A Planet Full of Plastic will get young readers excited about how they can make a difference to keep Planet Earth happy. This brilliant non-fiction picture book, illustrated in Neal's trademark collage style, is perfect for readers aged 4-7 who love nature and want to help the environment.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Lively and informative text paired with Layton's trademark mixed media collages will guarantee the message hits home. - The Guardian It describes the evolution of plastic 150 years ago with jolly pictures and captions that keep short attention spans entertained while explaining the meaning of biodegradable - Alex O'Connell (The Sunday Times) Layton employs his trademark collage style and a fun, informative tone to explain to kids why plastic is a problem - The Observer
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Neal is an award-winning illustrator and author of children's books. He has worked on more than 80 titles to date, working with authors such Cressida Cowell and Michael Rosen, and won several prizes including a Gold Award in the Nestle Children's Book Prize for 'That Rabbit belongs to Emily Brown'. His books have also been shortlisted for the Red House Book Awards, the Blue Peter Book Awards, the Booktrust Early Years Award, Funfzig Jahre Deutcher Jugendliteraturpreis and New York Public Library's annual list of best Children's Books.He also writes his own books, 'The Invincible Tony Spears' and the bestselling 'Mammoth Academy' Series. His books are currently in print in more than 16 languages worldwide. He lives in Portsmouth with his wife and two daughters.

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