With a little kelp from our friends. The secret life of seaweed by Mathew Bate. Illustrated by Liz Rowland. Published by Thames and Hudson

There are around 10000 different types of seaweed….. Seaweed is the largest of all the marine algae but it is often not thought about unless it comes to sushi by many of us but there is so much to this amazing plant and this book – with a little kelp from our friends – enlightensContinue reading “With a little kelp from our friends. The secret life of seaweed by Mathew Bate. Illustrated by Liz Rowland. Published by Thames and Hudson”

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Ocean Devotion

No more plastic in our oceans, seas and land. A clean future for all, let’s make a stand Collage and watery pastel illustrations fill the pages of this new picture book written by Melissa Salvarani and Elizabeth Mary Cummings and not only fill the reader with a sense of awe, but also teach them aContinue reading “Ocean Devotion”

The all new must have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley.

How often do your children convince you that they need the latest toy?  How often do they ‘need’ to collect the whole set of some plastic thing because – they have to? And how often do you succumb to consumerism and buy that thing that you know won’t last long or do much? Well, thisContinue reading “The all new must have Orange 430 by Michael Speechley.”

Books to inspire plastic free every month!

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Plastic free July is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean we should head back into our plastic devouring ways on the 1st August. There are many books out there that will inspire you and your children to make more changes, start petitions and look for alternatives. Reading sparks…

Plastic Soup. An Atlas of Ocean Pollution by Michael Roscam Abbing

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ISBN: 9781642830088 Published by Island Press RRP $37.99 Plastic soup is everywhere. There’s no place on Earth nowadays that is genuinely free of plastic: it is in rivers and canals as well as the oceans. In some estimates it is thought that by 2050 there will be more plastic particles…

Kids fight plastic by Martin Dorey: How to be a #2minutesuperhero

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Set out in 16 mini missions, readers will not only be engaged to read the missions, they will also come away with some easy tips and tricks to avoid plastic in all areas of their lives. Plastic is all consuming and too many of us see it as a way…