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Tom and Lila

Tom and Lila

Tom and Lila

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.

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Discover the environment with Tom and Lila

Tom and Lila
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.

2012

Tom and Lila

Secrets, salmon and swallows regroups the following titles : Let me tell you a secret about the environment; The salmon from the red spring; Beautiful swallows!; What scorching weather!; Together!

Giving our world a present regroups the following titles : The blue island; A present for Timmy; Blossom Lane; Hope for the Kayakos; Benny’s a champion!

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2011

Tom and Lila
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!

2011

Tom and Lila
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.

2011

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2010

Tom and Lila
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.

2009

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2008

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2007

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2006

Tom and Lila
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.

2005

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2004

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2003

Tom and Lila
Booklet (pdf)

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.

2001