This series tackles how to avoid creating unnecessary waste and the disposal of waste in environmentally acceptable ways. Focuses on how simple decisions have a knock-on effect for the whole planet. Uses case studies that look at success stories. Provides tips on how individuals can make a difference. Includes `Science Behind It' boxes that explain scientific principles.
Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.