Old Enough to Make a Difference: Be inspired by real-life children building a more sustainable future (Changemakers) (Hardcover)

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By Rebecca Hui, Anneli Bray (Illustrator)
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In social entrepreneur Rebecca Hui’s Old Enough to Make a Difference, meet 12 enterprising and inspiring kids from around the world who have started businesses to help people and the planet, featuring full-color illustrations by Anneli Bray.

Calling all social entrepreneurs! End the trend for fast fashion. Say no to single-use plastic. Provide food to those in need.

Be inspired by these real-life children building businesses for a more sustainable future:
  • Maya from Georgia who is fighting fast fashion
  • Lena from Germany who is working to end period poverty
  • Reyhan from Azerbaijan who is promoting green energy
  • Fabienne from the Netherlands who is reducing paper waste
  • Chmba from Malawi who is supporting women and girls through arts and education
  • Thomas from France who is protecting our oceans
  • Aahan and Amal from the United Kingdom who are putting a stop to single-use straws
  • Jiahua from China who is redistributing food destined for landfill
  • Chaeli from South Africa who is campaigning for disability access
  • Archie from Australia who is an ambassador of the Seabin Project
  • Jefferson from Kenya who is growing food through sustainable farming
  • Omid from Italy who is making healthcare more accessible

Their acts of social enterprise are bringing positive change. Learn about the work they do and discover how the future of our world starts here . . . with you.

Includes a how-to-help section with simple steps to empower young readers to take action at home and at school

About the Author

Rebecca Hui is a social entrepreneur whose important work has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30, TechCrunch, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Echoing Green, Girlboss Foundation, Unreasonable Institute, Stanford-StartX, and WGSN.
Anneli Bray is an artist and illustrator from Lancashire, England. She graduated from Norwich University of the Arts with a degree in illustration in 2013. Since then she has worked as a bookseller. Her work is influenced by her love of reading, nature, and travel. She is the illustrator of The Girl with her Head in the Clouds, A Little Dose of Nature, and Onyx.

Praise For…

“Approachable and inspiring. The 12 innovators profiled here represent a wonderfully diverse mix of kids from around the world who are committed to a variety of causes.”—Booklist

"Informative and inspiring accounts of ambitious world-improving projects initiated by children."—Kirkus
Product Details
ISBN: 9781419765995
ISBN-10: 141976599X
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: March 28th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Changemakers