Plastic products are everywhere, from bottles to sandwich bags. The new photo picture book Washed Ashore: Making Art from Ocean Plastic combines biology and art to show young readers how so many of these plastic products end up in the ocean after use. Each spread features a sculpture created completely from ocean trash by artist and Washed Ashore founder Angela Haseltine Pozzi.
Both colorful and fun, author and photographer Kelly Crull has written an informative and powerful call to action for young readers to be active participants in saving the ocean. Read on to discover his inspiration, research process, and more. Don’t forget to download the free educator resource!
From badgers to pteropods, kids can’t get enough of animals! Today we’ll share some of our upcoming titles that combine our love of interesting creatures with cool concepts like art, conservation, and bioengineering.
Continue reading to find upcoming titles for all grade levels and the links to take a sneak peek on NetGalley!
Editor Domenica Di Piazza shares how Green Earth Book Award winner Trashing the Planet inspired her to reduce her plastic use.
by Lara Neel, Trade Marketing Manager
Earth Day was, of course, April 22, but this year’s message really translates into something you can do every day: reduce plastic waste. The best way to deal with plastic waste is to use less plastic in your daily life. However, for plastic bags that have already entered your home, there are some ways to put it to good use. Many of those ways use plarn.