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Discover the environment with Tom and Lila - illustrated books

These 20-page illustrated books are for children up to nine years of age. Tom and Lila the fox are friends. Together they go on several adventures which help Tom discover how to respect and protect the environment.

    Tom and Lila Teaching Notes - Teaching notes

    Tom and Lila Teaching Notes

    Teaching notes

    Useful set of 10 brief teaching notes to guide parents and teachers in educational activities based on the stories of Tom and Lila. For each story, you can find the summary, ‘before reading’ section, topics for discussion, follow-up activities and links.

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    Imagine and draw a better environment with Tom - Activity book

    Imagine and draw a better environment with Tom

    Activity book

    This is more than a colouring book. Children are invited to colour existing pictures, but also to add to them. An empty road needs filling with environment-friendly modes of transport and the mayor needs help designing a poster for an Ecolabel conference!

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    Benny’s a champion! - Booklet

    Benny’s a champion!

    Booklet

    Tom and friends learn that building a new bike with used parts not only saves money and the Earth’s valuable resources, but is also a lot of fun! Lila the fox helps the children find old, forgotten bikes, and a former cycling champion knows just what to do with them.

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    Hope for the Kayakos - Booklet

    Hope for the Kayakos

    Booklet

    In this book Tom and Lila visit the Kayakos people, who have lived in a tropical rainforest for thousands of years. They are shocked to discover bulldozers have destroyed the village and surrounding trees. The message for children is that our way of life can be very harmful to the environment and to fellow human beings.

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    A Present for Timmy

    A Present for Timmy

    Booklet

    This book makes children more aware of toy safety and environmental protection. In his quest to find an appropriate present for his friend Timmy, Tom learns that plastic toys with too much packaging are harmful to the environment and that it is better to make your own wooden toys.

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    The Blue Island

    The Blue Island

    Booklet

    This book shows the damage that is caused by poaching and illegal coral harvesting on tropical islands. Children learn to appreciate the biodiversity of a coral reef and how to make sure that the coral they buy has been harvested legally.

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    You beautiful swallows!

    You beautiful swallows!

    Booklet

    This publication provides an easy introduction to environmental concerns through the story of a young boy called Tom and his quest to help hungry and thirsty swallows.

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    Together! - Book on biodiversity

    Together! - Book on biodiversity

    Booklet

    This book takes the example of a valley to explain biodiversity and the Natura 2000 network of biodiversity sites. Tom explores the valley with an old man and the mayor. They admire its beauty and decide to make it accessible to eco-tourists.

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    Blossom Lane

    Blossom Lane

    Booklet

    Air pollution caused by heavy city traffic and wasteful driving habits are the focus of this book. Fleur and Tom unwittingly embark on an adventure down dangerous and congested Hassle Lane, only to learn about the environmental and personal safety dangers of road traffic.

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    What scorching weather!

    What scorching weather!

    Booklet

    This book explains the causes and effects of climate change through the story of a boy who helps firemen extinguish a forest fire and save his friend Lila the fox.

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    The salmon from the red spring - Booklet

    The salmon from the red spring

    Booklet

    Tom and Lila save the life of a salmon found in a poisoned river by carrying him to a nearby farm. Fortunately, people responsible for water quality arrive in time to save other salmon in the river. Tom and Lila learn how precious clean water is and that we should protect it.

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    Let me tell you a secret about the environment  - Booklet

    Let me tell you a secret about the environment

    Booklet

    This book tells children about the dangers of environmental pollution, the depletion of the ozone layer and climate change. It teaches children about the irreversible damage that is caused to the environment if we do not respect it.

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    Tom and Lila e-books - E-book

    Tom and Lila e-books

    E-book 1: Secrets, salmon and swallows
    E-book 2: Giving our world a present

    Tom and Lila the Fox learn how important the environment is – and how to look after it – through their exciting adventures. One minute they are meeting an endangered tribe in a rainforest, and the next they are convincing a Major to make his town car-free. You can now enjoy the stories as e-books.

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