The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited

February's Children's Indie Book of the Month announced

03/02/2020
Indie Book of the Month - February 2020

The Booksellers Association Children’s Bookselling Group has announced Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet by Kate Pankhurst as its children’s Indie Book of the Month for February.

From the author of the Mariella Mystery Investigates and Fantastically Great Women series, Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet is full of stories about some of the inspirational women who have dedicated their lives to studying, conserving and protecting Planet Earth and all its living things. Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet is published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books and is available in bookshops now. 

On the book’s selection author Kate Pankhurst said, “Our amazing indie booksellers do so much to champion great books about issues relevant to todays’ readers, so I am completely thrilled that Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet will be the Children’s Indie  Book of the Month for February 2020. It's the perfect way to celebrate the host of fantastically great planet savers in the new title, and our indie bookshops.”

Vanessa Lewis, Chair of the Booksellers Association Children’s Bookselling Group said, “This is a timely addition to the inspiring Fantastically Great Women series as our planet desperately needs looking after. Who can fail to be galvanised by these trail blazing women who have endeavoured to protect and campaign for our planet. Make the change now!”

Independent bookshops around the UK and Ireland will be promoting Fantastically Great Women Who Saved the Planet throughout February, both instore and on social media. The Booksellers Association will be supporting the promotion of the children’s Indie Book of the Month through social media and promotional materials.