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10 books about the environment for children (by Indian authors)

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Let's plant trees - Vinod Lal Heera Eshwer (Tulika Publishers)
Addresses the value of planting trees
Comes with 4 pongamia seeds that kids can plant

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One night in the Sunderbans - Tannaz Daver (Leadstart Publishers)
A book about the urgent need to save the mangroves - home to the Bengal tiger

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Turtle story - Kartik Shanker (Pratham Books)
Go on an ocean adventure with the Olive Ridleys & discover life underwater

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Who will be Ningthou? - Indira Mukherjee (Tulika Publishers)
Respect for all living creatures is the central issue in this Manipuri folktale

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Tiger on a tree - Anushka Ravishankar (Tara Books)
An illustration-filled take on human-animal conflict & habitat loss

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Walk the grasslands with Takuri - Nima Manjrekar & Nandita Hazarika (Katha)
A beautifully illustrated story of the flora & fauna of the grasslands

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Trash! - Gita Wolf & Anushka Ravishankar (Tara Books)
Fact & fiction merge to tackle issues of waste & recycling

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The water catchers - Bhairavi Parekh (Hachette)
Join Chintu's adventures as he saves his village from running dry

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Shero to the rescue - Ashish Kothari (Kalpavriksh)
Can Shero save the wetlands of Kutch from the scheming human intruders? Find out

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Who wants green fingers anyway? - Geeta Dharmarajan (Katha)
A funny tale about having a green space around your home

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