It’s Up To Us: Building a Brighter Future for Nature, People & Planet (The Children’s Terra Carta)

"Children have a unique curiosity for Nature and for this amazing planet we call home..." - HRH The Prince of Wales in his foreword to It's Up to Us

Join His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, world history author Christopher Lloyd, and a group of 33 prominent illustrators from around the world  in this moving exploration of the wonders of Nature, the threats our Planet faces and what we People can do to build a brighter future for all.

Join King Charles III with his Earth Day 2023 drawing challenge!

King Charles, who filmed this challenge when we was Prince of Wales, appeals to children to draw or paint the future they would like to see, one that puts Nature first! Watch this short video and see how you can get involved!

Click here to take part!

Latest News:

See the new Ecoflix animated film of It’s Up To Us, narrated by pop idol Leona Lewis

Christopher Lloyd talks to Charlie and Rachel on the BBC Breakfast sofa to launch the animation of It’s Up To Us!

Christopher Lloyd talks to Gayle Guyardo from Bloom TV in Tampa, Florida .

Christopher Lloyd is interviewed about It’s Up To Us by Leanna for Multicultrual Children’s Book Day

Christopher Lloyd talks to Payton Walker from Tennessee Valley Living TV aboutIt’s Up To Us

Watch Christopher Lloyd discussing It’s Up to Us with Stephen Dixon on Sky News
on Saturday 30th October, 2021:

  • HRH The Duchess of Cornwall reads It’s Up to Us to a Scottish primary school on the book’s launch date on 1st November. Click here to read about the visit.
  • Read The Telegraph’s exclusive feature about It’s Up to Us on Saturday 30th October.
  • Click here to read the Daily Mail article about HRH The Prince of Wales educating Prince George about climate change with the help of It’s Up to Us.
  • Read Christopher Lloyd’s interview for The Bookseller magazine.

Watch this introductory video with author Christopher Lloyd

Christopher Lloyd introduces our series of interviews, where each illustrator explains the inspiration behind their artwork, what it means to be involved in this unique project and offers advice to aspiring young illustrators.

Watch the rest of the YouTube illustrator video series here


    • We have launched a brand new It’s Up to Us Show with author Christopher Lloyd that can be held in person or online!
    • Watch Christopher Lloyd’s 35-minute talk detailing the story of global climate change covering 4 billion years of Earth’s history through the lens of It’s Up to Us 


  • Click here to check out our free engaging activities available on The Prince’s Foundation website


A triumph, both in terms of the poetically rendered text, and the emotional impact of the hugely contrasting illustration styles on display.” – Caroline Sanderson, The Bookseller

It’s Up to Us is entirely focused on climate change and the most pressing environmental issues currently experienced by the Earth.” – Alice Scarsi, Daily Express

“[It’s Up to Us] helps the next generation understand the importance of putting nature first.” – Victoria Murphy, Town and Country Magazine

It’s Up To Us: A Children’s Terra Carta for Nature, People and Planet will be published on November 1st during the COP26 summit on climate change.

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