【Book Review】“Journey to Sustainable Development: 17 Encounters in Garbage Kingdom”, a Good Book to

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“Journey to Sustainable Development: 17 Encounters in Garbage Kingdom”, a Good Book to Read across Ages



By WANG Xiaoqiong


Abstract:

Responding to children's curiosity from their view is the key to the success of a popular science book for children. The book, beginning with “Adventures in Garbage Kingdom”, picks up 17 much concerned topics including excessive packaging and food waste in our daily life, energy crisis in ecological environment, the threat to biodiversity and even the problem of space junk. The book also covers some social topics which are widely discussed such as decent jobs, educational equity and stereotyped images. By asking questions, introducing the current situation, opening thinking and interactive development, the young readers are encouraged to think deeply about ecological environment and social topics.


Key words: sustainable development, garbage sorting, ecological environmental protection, Carbon Neutral


WANG Xiaoqiong “Journey to Sustainable development: 17 Encounters in Garbage Kingdom”, a Good Book to Read across Ages. Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development, Vol.1 No.6, May 2022, ISSN2749-9065