Planet SOS

Our planet is sending out an SOS! From global warming to plastic pollution, real-life environmental monsters are threatening our world at every turn. Now it’s your chance to challenge them!

22 Modern Monsters Threatening our Environment (and What You Can Do to Defeat Them!)

Have a sneak peak look inside Planet SOS!

The fearsome Atmosdragon is heating the planet and causing global warming, while the bright-eyed Glareworm is busy creating light pollution and the Smogosaurus is filling our air with toxic fumes. Each of these beasts is wreaking havoc on our planet and we need heroes – could you be one of them?

In all, 22 monsters are featured in Planet SOS and each of them is accompanied by a Monster Card outlining the big, bad beasts’ weaknesses and how to use each one to your advantage. Mythical monsters have always represented humanity’s greatest fears, and the environmental monsters in Planet SOS are no different. Each is paired with the mythological beast it is based on.

Planet SOS is the perfect handbook for any eco-hero who wants to learn about our global environmental crisis!

 

Author and Illustrator: Marie G.  Rhode

Watch this video with author Marie G.Rhode and Christopher Lloyd, discussing how the Coronavirus is helping to chase away some of the monsters featured in Planet SOS!

 

  • Age Range: 8 – 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 – 6
  • Hardcover: 60 pages
  • Publisher: What on Earth Books (April 7, 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1912920220
  • ISBN-13: 978-1912920228
  • Product Dimensions: 9.5 x 0.5 x 12 inches

 

Reviews

Publishers Weekly

"This ambitious exploration of environmental threats, including smog, deforestation, and oil spills, characterizes each as a vanquishable monster. Rohde’s textural digital art ensures there is plenty to look at on each oversize page. While this compendium is text-heavy, clear prose and character cards offer a novel way to encourage environmentalism."

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