Below are some books enjoyed by the children of Steyning, Bramber and Upper Beeding. All books can be ordered through Steyning Bookshop.
What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet by Jess French
In this informative book on recycling for children, you will find everything you need to know about our environment. The good, the bad, and the incredibly innovative. From pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This educational book will teach young budding ecologists about how our actions affect planet Earth and the big impact we can make by the little things we do. While this is a knowledge book that explains where we are going wrong, What a Waste also shows what we are getting right!
Old Enough to Save the Planet by Anna Taylor, Adelina Lirius, Loll Kirby
Meet kids – just like you – taking action against climate change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our planet starts here… with you. LOLL KIRBY is a primary school teacher and forest school leader, based in Leamington Spa. Inspired by the children she teaches, she wrote this book for anyone who wants to make a difference.
Good to be Green: Rubbish or Recycling? / Let’s Walk to School? / Turn off the Tap / Don’t Waste Your Food / Save and Mend by Deborah Chancellor
Series of five environment education story books sold separately that follows different children as they explore environmental issues.
Flotsam by David Wiesner
A bright, science-minded boy goes to the beach equipped to collect and examine flotsam-anything floating that has been washed ashore. Bottles, lost toys, small objects of every description are among his usual finds. But there’s no way he could have prepared for one particular discovery: a barnacle-encrusted underwater camera, with its own secrets to share . . . and to keep.
A Climate in Chaos: and How You Can Help by Neal Layton
Our world is warming up, and it’s a big problem. Award-winning author-illustrator Neal Layton is here to explain what climate change is, what’s causing it and why it’s dangerous for animals and humans alike. But he’s also FULL of ideas for how you can help! From eating lots more veggies to walking and cycling and thinking carefully about what we need to buy, A Climate in Chaos 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 5-7 who love nature and want to help the environment.