23 Apr 2020

Happy World Book Day!

April 23rd is World Book Day. Reading is a bridge across cultures, a way to expand our horizons, to travel and explore without moving from home. Books can entertain, but also teach and stimulate our minds and creativity.

To celebrate World Book Day, and taking the opportunity that we celebrated Earth Day yesterday, we have retrieved from WorldBookDay.com a list of reading recommendations for kids about our planet and the environment! 

  • Planet Earth by Campbell, published by Macmillan Children’s Books
  • Peppa Pig: Peppa Loves Our Planet, published by Penguin
  • Clem and Crab, by Fiona Lumbers, published by Andersen Press
  • One World, by Michael Foreman, published by Andersen Press
  • Cyril the Lonely Cloud, written and illustrated by Tim Hopgood published by Oxford University Press
  • The Tale of a Toothbrush by M.G. Leonard and illustrated by Daniel Rieley, published by Walker Books
  • Plastic Sucks! by Dougie Poynter, published by Macmillan Children’s Books
  • Be the Change by Liz Brownlee, Matthew Goodfellow and Roger Stevens, published by Macmillan Children’s Books
  • Be Green! Mindful Kids Global Citizen, written by Mandy Archer & illustrated by Katie Abey, published by Bonnier
  • Earth Heroes, by Lily Dyu, published by Nosy Crow
  • Super Stan, by Elaine Wickson and illustrated by Chris Judge published by Oxford University Press
  • Greta’s Story: The Schoolgirl Who Went On Strike To Save The Planet by Valentina Camerini, illustrated by Veronica Carratello, translated by Moreno Giovannoni, published by Simon and Schuster
  • Max Takes a Stand, by Tim Allman, and illustrated by Nick Shepherd published by Oxford University Press

You can find more information about this books here: https://www.worldbookday.com/2020/04/celebrate-the-planet-with-these-earth-day-reading-recommendations/

And about UNESCO’s celebration of World Book Day here: https://en.unesco.org/commemorations/worldbookday