Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet – Kate Pankhurst

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9781408899298

Bloomsbury Australia

March 2020

ISBN:9781408899298
Imprint: Bloomsbury Children’s Books

RRP: $14.99

Emmeline Pankhurst must look over her descendant Kate very proudly as she brings to light the stories of so many ‘mighty girls’ to young readers. In this, the third in her series, Kate informs her audience of such outstanding and well-known environmentalists as Jane Goodall and Anita Roddick along with others not so famous such as Aboriginal elders Eileen Kampakuta Brown and Eileen Wani Wingfield who led the campaign to stop the government dumping nuclear waste on their traditional country near Woomera. Many of our students know very well Greta Thunberg’s name and work but for most these equally determined and passionate women will be new names.

Each double spread is packed with facts and vivid illustrations as the twelve superstars of the planet are introduced to the readers and will speak volumes to a young audience who proves themselves repeatedly as equally concerned and respectful of our planet. As an extra a useful list of definitions is included at the end of the book.

There is also a companion activity book which would be a super addition to value add to this title.

Whether you already have mini-conservationists in your circle or are promoting and advocating for the environment this would make a very impressive addition to your collection.

Highly recommended for readers from around eight years upwards.

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