These are some books I like about helping the planet.
Book Number 1: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
The Lorax by Dr. Seuss is about the Onceler who chops all the trees down and all the animals have to leave. He chops all the trees down so he can make thneeds to make money. The Lorax tries to stop him but couldn’t. Then the Lorax has to leave too because there are no more trees left. At the end the Onceler says there’s one very last seed left to plant and he says: “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” The Lorax makes me think about wanting to help the planet because it’s sad when all the trees are chopped down but it’s happy at the end because new trees are being planted. When the Onceler says, “UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot” I feel like he’s talking to me. It makes me want to plant trees to make a home for animals.
Book number 2: The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry
The Great Kapok Tree is about a man who is going to chop down a tree in the Amazon Rainforest but he decides not to. He goes to sleep and all the animals and birds who live in the tree tell him not to do it because it is a home for them. One of the animals says: “Surely you know that what happens tomorrow depends upon what you do today.” It makes me think I want there to always be trees.
Book number 3: Marli’s Tangled Tale by Ellie Jackson & Laura Callwood
Marli’s Tangled Tale is about a puffin who gets tangled in a balloon because she thinks it’s a fish. It’s a good book because it made me learn about litter and how litter shouldn’t ever be released into the wild. It made me start doing litter picks. The balloons in the book were released on purpose for a grand opening and they blew into the sea. People should not release balloons on purpose because it’s bad for the environment.