Presentation of a book: “A shogun took the downhill … and saves the environment” Παρουσίαση βιβλίου: “Ένα στραγάλι πήρε τον κατήφορo… . και σώζει το περιβάλλον”
WHEN: 19th November 19.00
WHERE: Garden Café “KIPOS”, Chania
The DIAPLOUS publications, in collaboration with the MAVROMATAKI MITERA schools, invite you to the presentation of this children’s book by Anthia Vafiadis.
The event is attended by the students of the Mavromatakis Mother School.
Extract from an interview with the author:
– What prompted you to deal with this thematic?
Everything started out from my love for the environment. I think that this planet is the home of all people and we have to take care of it and protect it, as we would in our private home. The environment needs maintenance through our own efforts, because it is us who harm it
. Unfortunately, year after year, it seems that the problems of the planet are growing, but I think that with our own, personal efforts, they can at least be minimized. An effort is also mine that, through an adventure story, I tell children the importance that we all have to show in terms of environmental protection. It is good to know all the damages that cause pollution of the atmosphere but also the benefits of recycling.
-How important is it to make sure that we create correct standards of respect for the environment for children, from the first steps of their socialization?
It is perhaps the first thing we need to teach a child in the socialization phase. How can a child respect his boyfriend if he does not know how to respect the environment in which he lives and grows up? Getting started with teaching a child the same respect, courtesy and love towards the environment as for other things. (…)
Full interview: click here.