George Saves The World By Lunchtime

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George Saves the World by Lunchtime is a colourful and entertaining book, aimed at 5 to 7 year olds, that helps educate your children about the simple and strong message to recycle, re-use, reduce, and repair. Children will adore following George's adventures and learn more about the environment at the same time.

A bed-time story with an important message

Written by the head of education at the Eden Project in Cornwall, Jo Readman, George Saves the World by Lunchtime takes readers on an adventure around George's town with his Grandfather to help. Can George learn how to save the world in just one day? Combined with Ley Honor Roberts' friendly illustrations, the story comes to life for young children. This book encourages an interest in the world around them, and in the little things they can do to make a big difference.
George Saves the World by Lunchtime is a wonderful book for either bedtime or for use in a classroom discussion, with original and colourful illustrations help them follow the narrative about George and his family. This storybook can help you explain and teach your children about how to live in a 'waste neutral' way, and how that can be a lot of fun.


  • 'Join [George] as he saves electricity, recycles rubbish, repairs his toys and visits the farmers' market.' - Joan Crawford, Burnley Express.
  • 'Pushes home the importance of recycling while telling a funny story at the same time.' - Andrew Ffrench, The Oxford Times.

Author and illustrator

Dr Jo Readman is in charge of education at the Eden Project in Cornwall and has written other books for adults on plants and botany.

This is illustrator Ley Honor Roberts first picture book, having created 'the leaf people' who are used throughout the Eden Project itself and on their website. She lives locally in Cornwall with her young family.

Product Details

  • Fiction for 5 to 7 year olds with an environmental theme and educational aspects.
  • Storybook with illustrations, maps and photographs.
  • Produced by the Eden Project in Cornwall.
  • ISBN-13 9781903919507
  • Published by Random House in September 2007.
  • Size: 265mm x 265mm, with a depth of 4mm.
  • 32 pages.

  • Manufactured by: Transworld