A poignant and timely picture book introducing children to the issue of ocean pollution, with ideas to help the world become a better, cleaner place.
Coral and her mom are enjoying a break at the seaside. Until a creature emerges from the waves! It’s a giant. A blue giant. It is made of water, fish, and sea plants and has a stirring plea to help clean up the ocean.
Coral and her mom agree to help, donning their scuba-diving outfits and setting off to sea. But they can’t do it alone…can they?
This stunning follow-up to Katie Cottle’s debut picture book The Green Giant is another entertaining and beautiful eco-tale from the 2017 winner of the Batsford Prize. It introduces children to the issues of pollution, waste management, and the oceans, with suggestions of lifestyle changes to help clean up our seas.
Katie Cottle was the winner of the Batsford Prize 2017 and is a rising star in the picture book world.
On a visit to the seaside, Coral and her mom befriend a giant made of water, fish and sea-plants. He needs help to save the oceans. Can they make the world a better place?
A beautifully-illustrated tale for our times, about respecting nature, the environment and the oceans, and making the most of what we have.
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