By: Elizabeth Mary Cummings, Melissa Salvarani (Illustrator)
A nonfiction narrative about the plastic island in Hawaii told through the eyes of children. This narrative told in rhyming couplets is designed to delight young children with its adorable characters whose love of nature inspires them to take action and save the ocean from pollution.
A nonfiction narrative about the plastic island in Hawaii told through the eyes of children. This charming story told in rhyming couplets is designed to delight young children with its adorable characters. With a glossary of ocean vocabulary at the back of the book as well as real images of pollution, readers will be given a call to action to inspire them to save the ocean from pollution.
Ocean Devotion is a hopeful and powerful book about the plastic island in the ocean and young people getting involved in helping to reduce pollution. With the bright illustrations telling the story without words, the underlying deeper messages of a call to action are explored. A brilliantly constructed story that gently acts as a conversation starter for the young about environmental matters.
Khalea and Hiapo live by the ocean. They enjoy a beautiful life full of wonder and nature. One day they see a shiny object out to seas. On exploration, they discover to their horror that it is an island made of plastic rubbish. The fish are dying and the ocean is polluted. They quickly resolve to take action and help save their marine friends. They enlist the community in helping dredge the rubbish from the ocean and find that they can help renew their world and bring hope for the future.
2nd February 2020
0-2 years old