Hector Helps Clean Up the Park: (the Little Helpers, Book 1) (Paperback)

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By Claire Culliford, Emma Allen (Illustrator)
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Other Books in Series

This is book number 1 in the Little Helpers series.


A new series of climate-conscious children's books.

Hector is a kind little hedgehog who likes playing with his friends in the park. When he sees the old park keeper has a problem he wants to help. But what can a hedgehog do for a human being?

Hector Helps Clean Up the Park is the first in a series of children's picture books written in accordance with a number of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. With fantastic, colourful animal characters, the stories show children how helping each other and their environment can be lots of fun

The books are suitable for use at home or in the classroom and include questions for discussion on the topics raised - a useful supplement for teachers.


"Engaging and educational" People's Trust for Endangered Species

"Wonderful" Peter Hylands, President, Australian Wildlife Protection Council

"Truthful and inspiring" Emma Girvan, PR and Communications, The Australian Koala Foundation

"Beautiful" Anne Rowberry, Chair of The British Beekeepers Association

"Educates and inspires" Iglika Trifonova, Chair of APECS Bulgaria

"Fun and engaging" Jason McCartney, MP for Colne Valley

"Really engage s] children and provide s] a platform for them to explore some really big questions" Debbie Kelly, Principal, Beaumont Park Academy

"We love Claire's characters" Rufus Bellamy, Manager, David Bellamy Conservation Award Scheme

"Fun and accessible" Joe Eisen, Executive Director of the Rainforest Foundation UK

Hector Helps Clean up the Park
Penny Helps Protect the Polar Ice Caps
Tyler Helps Find a New Home
Paula Helps Prevent Air Pollution
Kati Helps Avoid Hunger
Bella Helps Increase Pollination
Eddie Helps Locate Water
Pan Pan Helps Shelter From Acid Rain

About the Author

Claire Culliford was born in Haverfordwest, Wales. For almost twenty years she was a teacher and translator. Her series of children's books, The Little Helpers, aims to raise awareness among children of global environmental and social issues and enjoyable, creative ways of resolving them. The first three books in the series have been translated into over 20 languages. Claire tours the world using the books to educate children whilst having lots of fun!
Product Details
ISBN: 9781800318595
ISBN-10: 1800318596
Publisher: University of Buckingham Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2020
Pages: 16
Language: English
Series: Little Helpers