Caring Conservationists Who Are Changing Our Planet

By Kate Peridot

Illustrated by Sarah Long

Discover the stories of 20 conservationists who are looking after our planet and its animals.

Discover fascinating facts about 20 conservationists from around the world and the endangered animals and ecosystems they work so hard to protect. Bright and accessible illustrations make this book ideal for young children wanting to learn about incredible people who through their amazing conservation efforts have changed the world for the better. Positive, uplifting and packed full of information, this book will show children that no one is too small to make a difference. Conservationists featured: Dr Ruth Gates; Voahirana Randriamamonjy; Sheila Watt-Cloutier; Deni Purwandana; Leitah Mkhabela; Dr Biruté Galdikas; Gerald Durrell; Dr Cuauhtémoc Sáenz-Romero; Jacques Cousteau; Carter and Olivia Rees; Latika Nath; Les Stocker; Lily Venizelos; Dr Lü Zhi; Jeneria Lekilelei; Mikaila Ulmer; Tane Davis; Valerie Taylor; Mario Cipollone; Sir David Attenborough. ... with profiles of the world's most endangered animals and their ecosystems, including the orangutan, monarch butterfly, Antarctic blue whale, rhino, Indian tiger, coral reef, Komodo dragon, polar bear and sea turtle.

Categories: Non-Fiction

For readers aged: 5+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781529506150
  • Published: 06 Apr 2023
  • Price: £14.99
  • Size: 230 x 270 mm
  • Pages: 48

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Customer reviews


'Featured in Pen & Inc Autumn/Winter 2022 listings, highlighting the best in diversity and inclusion in children's books.' Pen & Inc

'Featured in the Bookseller's children's previews for April '23' the Bookseller

'Should leave children in no doubt that conservation is for everyone, wherever they’re from.' Eden Magazine

'After reviewing this book, I definitely want to be a conservationist. I am going to take this book to school and share with my class because I think they will like the facts and doing the activities to help save the planet.' Kids Book Reviews, Books Up North

'Although the book covers conservationists from across the world, its chief message is that everyone can make a difference, even in a small way - from building bee hotels to putting a bell on the collar of a pet cat. The book is full of examples on how to protect wildlife.' Left on the Shelf

'I love how the author and illustrator have been able to capture the true relevance of these otherwise anonymous individuals’ actions and missions, onto informative, detailed, vibrant and engaging double-page spreads. […] Ideal from Lower KS2 through to KS3, this book should be on the shelves of every school or classroom library.' Just Imagine

'This vibrant non-fiction book is positive, uplifting and packed full of information, with 20 fun activities for children to try, this book demonstrates no one is too small to make a difference.' Much To Do About Writing

'Beautifully illustrated throughout, each double-page spread absolutely packs a punch with the amount of information presented whilst still being accessible and easy to read. […] This book is sure to be a hit with both animal-lovers and budding environmentalists alike, but everyone will undoubtedly find out something fascinating that they didn't know before reading.' The School Librarian

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