The World Came to My Place Today
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World Came to My Place Today by Jo Readman
Book DescriptionThe world really does come to visit George when his grandpa arrives, with a globe, to look after him and his sister for the day. Grandpa explains how everything from the cereal they eat for breakfast and the chocolate bars they love, to the rubber in their bicycle tyres and wood in their toys, come from plants all over the world. The lively, simple text follows George's day as he discovers the wonder of plants and how they affect his daily life. With eye-catching, quirky illustrations coupled with photographs of the original grasses, fruits and plants on the right hand side, this highly original and entertaining book follows the ethos of the Eden Project by increasing awareness in children of the natural world around them.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903919026
(265mm x 265mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Eden Project Children's Books
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jo Readman
George Saves the World by Lunchtime, Paperback (March 2006)» View all books by Jo Readman
George is determined to save the world by lunchtime. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. George gets to learn how recycling and re-using materials, and using less petrol can really help save the world.
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Author Biography - Jo Readman
Biography for Jo Readman Dr Jo Readman is in charge of education at the Eden Project. Ley Honor Roberts is a new illustrator. This is her first picture book. Biography for Ley Honor Roberts Ley Honor Roberts' artwork can be seen at Eden in the form of 'the leaf people' in merchandising, the website and around exhibits. She has also worked as a freelance artist, most recently illustrating the new Babar books. She lives in Cornwall with her young family.
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