The success of the Greenpeace short film led to a publishing deal with Hachette, which meant children could revisit the story again and again. We were very lucky to have Dame Emma Thompson write our foreword.
Rang-tan, the girl and our visual world were reimagined by Frann Preston-Gannon.
Publishing a book also gave us a way to give Rang-tan's story more context. A non-fiction section at the end of the book included more information about palm oil and orangutans, as well as plenty of ways for young children to turn their eco-anxiety into eco-action.
As part of the book launch, we worked closely with Waterstones on a range of window displays. This is the flagship Waterstones in Piccadilly ...
I also tour the book around schools and festivals doing readings and presentations about palm oil, industrial-scale meat-production and the dangers of deforestation.