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Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace
Planting Peace

Book Size: 9.5 x 11.5

Pages: 64

Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9781623718855

Imprint: Crocodile Books

Edition: 1

Illustrated by: Margaux Carpentier

Illustrations: Illustrations, colour

Ages: 7

Release date: Spring 2021

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Planting Peace

The Story of Wangari Maathai

By • Illustrated by Margaux Carpentier

$ 19.95

About this book

Explores political and environment issues in an inspirational way

This picture book tells the inspiring story of Wangari Maathai, women's rights activist and one of the first environmental warriors.

Wangari began the Green Belt Movement in Kenya in the 1960s, which focused on planting trees, environmental conservation, and women's rights. She inspired thousands across Africa to plant 30 million trees in 30 years and was the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

- Explores environmental and political issues in an inspirational way

- Vibrant illustrations from print-maker Margaux Carpentier, one of the featured artists in Taschen's The Illustrator: 100 Best from Around the World

- Narrative non-fiction text by Gwendolyn Hooks, winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children

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About the author

Gwendolyn Hooks is the winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work for Children, was born in Savannah, Georgia. She taught seventh-grade math until one day she realized she wanted to write for children. Now, she is the author of 20 books for children. She writes both fiction and nonfiction to encourage children to explore their world.

 

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