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Favourite books about the environment (older children)

The Wild Folk

From climate change to animal conservation, these books will encourage children and young people to think about and discuss pressing issues about the environment.

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  • Run Wild

    Author: Gill Lewis

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  • Run Wild

    Author: Gill Lewis

    Looking for somewhere secret to practice skateboarding, Izzy and Asha ignore the ‘Danger! Do Not Enter’ signs posted around the de…

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  • Bloom

    Author: Nicola Skinner

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  • Bloom

    Author: Nicola Skinner

    Sorrel Fallowfield is very well-behaved, but her world is about to be turned upside down when she discovers a mysterious packet of…

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  • FloodWorld

    Author: Tom Huddleston

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  • FloodWorld

    Author: Tom Huddleston

    When the sea level rose, a wall was built to protect London. Now Kara and Joe are stuck in the middle between the privileged …

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  • Wolf Light

    Author: Yaba Badoe

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  • Wolf Light

    Author: Yaba Badoe

    Three girls, far apart in the world, are born with magical powers into a sisterhood. Together, they must defend the planet they sh…

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  • The Wild Folk

    Author: Sylvia V Linsteadt

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  • The Wild Folk

    Author: Sylvia V Linsteadt

    When the City's stargold starts running out, the leaders are set on destroying everything to find more – including the countryside…

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  • Exodus

    Author: Julie Bertagna

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  • Exodus

    Author: Julie Bertagna

    Exodus is a disturbing and relevant epic that explores many contemporary themes.

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  • Follow the Moon Home

    Author: Deborah Hopkinson and Philippe Cousteau Illustrator: Meilo So

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  • Follow the Moon Home

    Author: Deborah Hopkinson and Philippe Cousteau Illustrator: Meilo So

    When Viv moves to a new home and school, she discovers that her local beach is a loggerhead turtle nesting area - but some baby tu…

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