Having recently shared our list of must read books on climate change, plastic pollution and other environmental issues (for grown-ups), we are back with our rundown of 20 books for children.

If your children (or indeed grandchildren) are anything like ours, they will be already be learning about and regularly engaging with the subject at school.

As such, we believe that these books can help children to learn about and better understand the threats posed by climate change and the crucial importance of looking after the natural world in an interesting and informative way.

What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet, Jess French

What A Waste: Rubbish, Recycling, and Protecting our Planet: Amazon.co.uk:  French, Jess: Books

A Planet Full of Plastic, Neil Layton

A Planet Full of Plastic by Neal Layton | Waterstones

Our Planet – The One Place We All Call Home (In association with the WWF and BBC), Foreword by Sir David Attenborough

Our Planet: The One Place We All Call Home by Sir David Attenborough |  WHSmith

The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps, Jeanette Winter

There’s a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom (in association with Greenpeace), James Sellick

There's a Rang-Tan in My Bedroom: Amazon.co.uk: Sellick, James,  Preston-Gannon, Frann: 9781526362087: Books

Touch the Earth, Julian Lennon

George Saves the World by Lunchtime, Jo Readman

Amazon.com: George Saves the World by Lunchtime (Eden Project Books)  (9781903919507): Readman, Jo, Roberts, Ley Honor: Books

Don’t Let Them Disappear, Chelsea Clinton

Somebody Swallowed Stanley, Sarah Roberts

Somebody Swallowed Stanley - Scholastic Shop

National Trust: How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear, Jess French

National Trust: How to Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear:  Amazon.co.uk: Jess French, Angela Keoghan, Angela Keoghan: 9781788002578:  Books

Bee & Me, Alison Jay

DK Eyewitness: Climate Change, John Woodward

Climate Change by DK, John Woodward: 9780744036817 |  PenguinRandomHouse.com: Books

Old Enough to Save the Planet (With a foreword from the leaders of the School Strike for Climate Change, Anna Taylor

Old Enough to Save the Planet: With a foreword from the leaders of the School  Strike for Climate Change: Amazon.co.uk: Taylor, Anna, Kirby, Loll, Lirius,  Adelina: 9781913520175: Books

10 Things I Can do to Help My World, Melanie Walsh

Climate Emergency Atlas: What’s Happening – What We Can Do, Dan Hooke

Climate Emergency Atlas: What's Happening - What We Can Do: Amazon.co.uk:  Dan Hooke, Liz Bonnin: 9780241446430: Books

101 Small Ways to Change the World (Lonely Planet Kids), Aubre Andrus

101 Small Ways to Change the World

Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero, Clive Gifford

Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero: Amazon.co.uk: Gifford, Clive,  Woodward, Jonathan: Books

The Lonely Polar Bear, Khoa Le

Tidy, Emily Gravett

Tidy: Amazon.co.uk: Gravett, Emily: 9781447273981: Books

Kids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minutesuperhero, Martin Dorey

Kids Fight Plastic: How to be a #2minutesuperhero: 1: Amazon.co.uk: Dorey,  Martin, Wesson, Tim: 9781406390650: Books

Have you read some of the above books with your children or other family members? Let us know what you think… and do share with us any suggestions of other books you have enjoyed.

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