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Operation: Reuse It!
Operation: Reuse It!

Operation: Reuse It!

Read Think Reuse

By Sabbithry Persad, Illustrated by Jenny Campbell


Garbology Kids


40 Pages, 10 x 8.5

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $8.95 (US $8.95) (CA $10.95)

Publication Date: September 2011

ISBN 9780981243917

Rights: US & CA

Firewater Media Group (Sep 2011)

Price: $8.95


Winner, Mom's Choice Silver Award With colorful illustrations and fact-filled diagrams complementing the adventure, this picture book tells the story of how Peter and his friends help Mr. Ogilvy rediscover forgotten belongings in his shed. They help him organize and distribute the unwanted stuff to reuse centers in the community, learning the many ways and benefits of reusing. The children have fun with forgotten treasures such as old toys, electronics, art supplies, and even a broken-down car, while they work together to determine how the items should be reused, in the process saving resources, energy, and money, while diverting materials from the landfill.


"Operation Reuse It! is the second book in the EcoAdventures Garbology Kids Series, teaching children wonderful ways to reduce, reuse, and repurpose trash and junk, or old discarded items."  —James Cox and Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review

Author Biography

Sabbithry Persad is the author of Where Do Recyclable Materials Go? and We Can Reduce: Precycle It! She lives in Orlando, Forida. Jenny Campbell is the co-creator of the comic strip Flo and Friends and the illustrator of numerous children's books, including Forever Home and Patrick's Perfect Puppy. She lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio.