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Operation: Reuse It!
Operation: Reuse It!

Operation: Reuse It!

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle

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 Reusing shows us how one little act of kindness to others can make a difference in the world by practicing simple reuse habits can be found in this favorite nonfiction picture book by award-winning nonfiction author and illustrator Sabbithry Persad.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, The Midwest Book ReviewDon't miss these other favorite nonfiction books by Sabbithry Persad:What Is Coronavirus?We Can Reduce: Precycle It!Where Do Recyclable Materials Go?


"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 latest book is "What Is Coronavirus?"—the definitive, sound scientific foundation on coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic with accurate, factual, and lasting relevant information that is accessible to all. She is the author of the award-winning Garbology Kids® series, which include "Where Do Recyclable Materials Go?," "Operation: Reuse It!," and "We Can Reduce: Precycle It!" Persad is the founder and executive managing editor of "Green Solutions Magazine" (2007-2012) and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She lives in Orlando, Florida.Jenny Campbell has been a freelance cartoonist and children’s illustrator for almost 30 years, with more than 20 children’s books like "Forever Home" and "Patrick’s Perfect Puppy" to her credit and a nationally syndicated cartoon strip, "Flo & Friends," distributed by Creators Syndicate in Los Angeles. In addition, Campbell has illustrated hundreds of K-5 textbooks for most major publishers and was a monthly contributor to Highlights for Children for more than a dozen years. A former newspaper feature writer, she is also a prolific speaker, and takes her interactive program on the road to schools and libraries throughout the Midwest. She also volunteers her time and talents to animal welfare organizations across the country. Her artwork graces not only Ohio’s specialty "Pet Plate" license plate, but several mobile spay-neuter vans that traverse the country. Currently, she lives in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, and shares her 3-acre home and studio with Rizz, a chubby rescued tabby; and Tanner and Grayson, two enthusiastic hound mix pups rescued a year apart from a kill-shelter in Alabama.