Author(s): Helen Greathead
Well Made, Fair Trade: My Bed and Other Furniture explores the problems faced by the people who produce and assemble our furniture, and shows how fair trade projects are helping them. This series investigates just how lots of familiar household items are put together. This is explored in an ethical and fair trade context, featuring information on both good and bad working environments around the world, and highlighting the work of Fairtrade and similar organisations. Perfect for readers aged 9 and up.
This book delivers the content described on the blurb in an attractive and engaging way. I'd be more than happy to purchase the series for my library School Librarian ...should be an important resource in the classroom English 4 - 11 When children can see the relevance of topics to themselves, they are so much more likely to respond to the information and to enjoy learning ... It is excellent for encouraging children to think about the products we use, how they reach us and the impact on others Parents In Touch
Helen Greathead is a highly experienced creator, editor, project manager and writer of successful non-fiction titles and series. She spent 14 years at Scholastic Children's Books where she commissioned series, including Horrible Histories. She began a freelance career in 2003, and titles she has written include the Now You Know series (Scholastic) and the Design and Make series (Watts).