Nellie Choc-Ice and the Plastic Island
By (author) Jeremy Strong; Illustrated by Jamie Smith
Nellie Choc-Ice is on her way home to the North Pole at last! But things don’t go so smoothly when Captain Beardy-Beard’s trusty submarine grinds to a halt in an island of plastic – and they aren’t the only ones who are trapped. It’s up to Nellie to untangle everyone from the mess … But what are they going to do about all this plastic in the ocean?A touching and funny Little Gem from an author-illustrator dream team!
Reviews of Nellie Choc-Ice and the Plastic Island
"An entertaining and thought-provoking read that is the perfect fit for smaller hands" — A Word About Books, Blog "I loved this book … A great way to introduce children to the concept of plastic waste and the impact on the environment" — Charlotte Somewhere, Blog "A fantastic collaboration … Plenty of food for thought and discussion" –Library Girl and Book Boy, Blog
Jamie Smith has worked as an illustrator for over 15 years. He says his first art-related memory was drawing a hamster to impress his new teacher. It was a fine hamster, and pencils and paper have been Jamie’s constant companions ever since. He lives in Surrey, where he works in a studio at the bottom of the garden with a spaniel for company.Jeremy Strong is a former head teacher and multi-award-winning children’s author, a fact recognised by 10 Downing Street when Jeremy was invited to speak to the Prime Minister as a reading ambassador. He launched the popular Read for My School campaign with Book Trust and is their high-profile figurehead for the scheme. His books for Barrington Stoke have sold over 200,000 copies.