Topic Books about Sustainability, the 6R's, Global Warming, Pollution and the Environment for Children in KS2

Here We Are by Oliver Jeffers

Our world can be a bewildering place. So let’s explore what makes our planet and how we live on it. Just remember to leave notes for everyone else… Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind. Here We Are is the utterly heartfelt new book from Oliver Jeffers.

Greta's Story

by Valentina Camerini  

Fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg decides she can’t wait any longer: politicians have to do something to save the environment. This is her story, but also that of many other girls and boys around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future.


All the Wild Wonders

by Wendy Cooling

In this celebration of our Earth, this collection of poems will make children look, think, and ask questions. Why are trees so important? How are motorways damaging our countryside? What can we do about rubbish? Strong, colourful illustrations combine to make this a gift book with a difference.

World Without Fish

by Mark Kurlansky 

Can you imagine a world without fish? If we keep doing things the way we are, fish could become extinct within fifty years! World Without Fish is the uniquely illustrated narrative nonfiction account of what is happening to the world's oceans and what they can do about it. 


What a Waste

by Jess French

Everything you need to know about what we're doing to our environment, good and bad, from pollution and litter to renewable energy and plastic recycling. This environmental book will teach keen young ecologists about our actions affect planet Earth. 

Guardians of the Planet 

by Simon James

This environmentally positive book contains everything children need to become guardians of the planet. Kids can learn how to become keepers of the coasts, friends of the forests, home heroes and much more through a mix of compelling facts, creative activities and proactive tips.


One Plastic Bag

by Miranda Paul

The inspiring true story of how one African woman began a movement to recycle the plastic bags that were polluting her community. An excellent resource for discussing environmental issues, the power of one individual, or life in Africa.