Future Hopes: Hopeful stories in a time of climate change

By Various

Edited by Lauren James

In this collection of compelling short stories, authors including M. G. Leonard, Neal Shusterman and Tolá Okogwu offer hope for our planet in the face of climate change.

Skyscraper farms. Insects for dinner. Guerilla gardening. Nine authors pose ingenious and thought-provoking solutions to the climate crisis in this anthology of climate fiction. Rooted in real-world science and technology, the stories offer a roadmap for a future where our planet can thrive. From a rewilding project with unexpected consequences to a rebellion against augmented reality, these wide-ranging stories will leave the reader feeling a little less powerless in the fight to save planet Earth. Full list of contributors: Eli Brown, L. R. Lam, M. G. Leonard, Rebecca Lim, Oisín McGann, Tolá Okogwu, Neal and Brendan Shusterman, Louie Stowell and Bijal Vachharajani

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 9+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781529507997
  • Published: 07 Mar 2024
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 256

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Customer reviews


'Diverse in style, and inspirational in nature, this nine-story anthology of climate-themed fiction is an empowering, engaging toolkit for young readers, environmentalists and activists.' LoveReading4Kids

'"I like the environmental message. The shorter length of each story also makes the book more accessible to younger audience.' NetGalley Reviewer

'The tales offer our little ones food for thought on how our precious planet might be fixed. Lauren James does a great job of summarizing each one and the facts that have created the fiction plus gentle observations and providing suggestions about how we can make a difference in our lifestyle choices. The general message is of positivity, reassurance for children that they aren’t solely responsible for fixing the planet, and empowerment to galvanize them into becoming the type of adult who does change the world.' NetGalley Reviewer

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