Elliot’s Arctic Surprise

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

While on holiday, Elliot discovers a message in a bottle from Father Christmas. He is appealing to children to help save his homeland – or Christmas will be cancelled.

Enlisting the help of a friendly sea captain, Elliot sails to the North Pole and is joined along the way by children from around the world.

Amid the frozen beauty of the Arctic, the children discover giant oil rigs belching out black smoke, polluting the environment and destroying the animals' habitat. Elliot speaks out against the destruction, but will the oil men listen?

Vibrant illustrations create a wonderfully chilly Arctic landscape in this simple introduction to climate change for young children. Developed in conversation with Greenpeace, it carries an important message: if people of the world unite to protect the planet, there is hope for a better future.

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