Reading is not only a great way to spend time with your child; it is also a great way to encourage an interest in wildlife conservation. Reading nature-related books teaches a kid about the awareness of sustainability and the damage to animals and the environment. It is now more crucial than ever to educate children about wildlife conservation since we are at a juncture where we have managed to drive several species of animals to the brink of extinction. Teaching children about wildlife conservation ensures that our beautiful nature and its matchless wildlife species will be preserved for future generations. Thus, today is a collection of photo books that will introduce children to the issue of wildlife conflict in order to raise sufficient awareness among them.
Wildlife Conservation by Ellen Labrecque
Ellen Labrecque’s Wildlife Conservation book will explore environmentalism through the lenses of History, Geography, Civics, and Economics. The text and photos look at the history, basic philosophies, and geography of this environmental issue. While this book may sound intimidating for its data-backed information, this is perfect for children ages eight to ten who are learning to become nature advocates. From microscopic sea creatures to elephants, this book traces all of the extinct and endangered animals. Each chapter covers different animals that need saving immediately.
Whale Quest by Karen Romano Young
Karen Romano Young declares in her book, “Decades of commercial whaling nearly decimated a variety of whales considered a keystone species. Keystone species are those animals that are indicators of the overall health of the Earth’s habitats. Despite whales making a comeback after the international ban on commercial whaling, they are still threatened with extinction. These threats are global warming, pollution, and commercial fishing. In Whale Quest, Karen will introduce kids to whale biology, habitats and behaviors. Kids will also discover more about the high-technology tools that helped researchers, scientists, and other concerned citizens in their work.
Who’s Yawning Now? by Nicki Geigert
Nicki Geigert is a nature photographer that has and always has been an advocate of wildlife conservation. Her previous books Family Trip to Magical Madagascar and Beyond and Bianca’s Big Adventure have raised awareness of animals facing extinction. And now Who’s Yawning Now? is another great addition to help her with her advocacy. This book features images of animals you’ve never seen before. This is a book about animals of all sizes and shapes yawning. Some have wide open teeth-baring while others have tongues hanging out as they yawn. At every turn of the page, will beg you to ask: Who’s Yawning Now? Nicki Geigert made sure to include interesting facts about the yawning animals along with their level of threatened endangerment status.
Save Our Species by Dominic Couzens
Save Our Species offers a practical guide to understanding, preserving, and protecting the wildlife we live with. Dominic Couzens focuses on thirty floras and faunas that are most loved and the most at risk. This uplifting book will inspire children to respond to the SOS calls of the wildlife. Each illustrated image of wildlife is partnered with a description of the threats posed to each species and suggestions on what one needs to do to give them the best chance at survival. Dominic made sure that the tips and ways to presented are kid-friendly and straightforward. Save Our Species is a beautifully illustrated book worth reading for beginners to wildlife conservation.
Endangered Animals by Ben Hoare
Ben Hoare’s book Endangered Animals: Discover Why Some of the World’s Creatures Are Dying Out and What We Can Do to Protect Them is a must-have book on your child’s shelf who loves animals. Ben Hoare’s book will pique the interest of any child to help save the environment and animal species. This takes a closer look at the creatures around the world that are currently threatened with extinction. Ben Hoare shares ways to help them thrive and survive. This book starts with an overview of biodiversity and the web of life. Featured in this book are sea turtles, polar bears, tree frogs, jaguars, river dolphins, pandas, gibbons, and the California condor, to name a few.