Sandy Loves Visiting Her Grandpa S House By The Beach Every Summer She And Her Dog Pepper Play In The Sand And Surf, Chasing The Seagulls But On This Day Her Walk On The Beach Is Ruined When She Comes Across The Garbage Left Over From Someone Else S Picnic Pop Cans, Half Eaten Hot Dog Buns, And Even A Yellow Mustard Container Angry, Sandy Can T Understand Why Anyone Would Want To Dirty Her Beautiful Beach She And Pepper Are Startled By The Arrival Of The Garbage Lady, Who Helps Pick Up The Mess The Garbage Lady Explains To Sandy That Everyone Has An Ecological Footprint The Mark They Leave On The World And That It Is Their Responsibility To Shrink It Sandy Is Impressed And Runs Home To Tell Her Grandpa A Wonderful Introduction To Environmental Responsibility, The Book Ends With A List Of Everyday Ways We Can All Shrink Our Footprint Fittingly Illustrated With A Unique Collage Technique Using Recycled Materials
Femida Handy is a professor of Environmental Studies She began using the term ecological footprint with her students in the 1990s She later taught her own children by using the idea of footprints on the beach She is now a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, splitting her time between the US and Canada.
- 24 pages
- Sandys Incredible Shrinking Footprint
- Femida Handy
- 17 March 2019 Femida Handy