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How Children’s Books Can Help Save The Environment


Future generations will likely bear the brunt of climate change, deforestation, freshwater depletion and other environmental challenges. So how can parents prepare their children for such a future? In his book Beasts at Bedtime, scientist and father Liam Heneghan explains how many classic and contemporary children’s books can inspire the next generation to protect the environment. Heneghan will join us to discuss how the nature curriculum is already embedded in stories such as Beatrix Potter, The Runaway Bunny, Harry Potter and even young adult books like The Hunger Games.




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