Packed with real-life tales of adventure, breathtaking illustrations, and practical tools, The Wild World Handbook is an inspiring guide for the next generation of climate activists, conservationists, and nature lovers.
The wonder of the natural world surrounds us – from the Amazon rainforest to the snowy peaks of Mount Everest to the green spaces in big cities. And as the threat of climate change grows, it's more important than ever to show appreciation for our planet by taking action.
The first book in a middle-grade series for young environmental activists and nature lovers, The Wild World Handbook offers a roadmap for change and an invitation to explore the outdoors, alongside surprising facts and hands-on activities. Featuring nine habitats from around the globe, each section includes diverse biographies of outdoor adventurers, scientists, and artists who used their passion and skills to become bold allies for Earth's natural diversity and resiliency.
It's up to us to protect this beautiful, awe-inspiring planet we call home.
Inside you will find:
- Nine amazing habitats
- Eighteen inspiring biographies
- Nine child-friendly DIY activities
- Nine fun field trips
Andrea Debbink is a writer and editor with more than a decade of experience in publishing. A former editor at American Girl Magazine, where she specialized in creating nonfiction content that empowered girls to explore their potential, she is the award-winning author of Spark: A Guide to Ignite the Creativity Inside You, Think for Yourself: The Ultimate Guide to Critical Thinking in an Age of Information Overload, and a STEM-based nonfiction book for National Geographic Kids. She is currently the managing editor at The Art of Simple and co-host of the top-ranked podcast Simple.
"Beautifully illustrated [...] An entertaining and educational book for environmentally conscious nature lovers that will inspire action."