Hero is an ordinary boy who wants nothing more than to have a normal dad. But Dad is only
interested in reading his books and filling his head with useless facts. Then one day everything
changes. Dad has a freak accident and wakes up claiming to be an Earth Warrior sent to protect the
land from a ruthless energy tycoon. Hero is forced to go along with Dad’s new personality.
But when Gran mysteriously disappears, Hero and Dad embark on a dangerous adventure. Can
Hero save Gran and get his old dad back before it's too late?
My Dad, the Earth Warrior is a heart-warming tale of a boy and his dad who reconnect their
distant relationship and set out together on a mission to save Mother Earth. It is a story of personal
growth, environment and discovering the warrior spirit that lies in all of us - written with laugh
out loud humour. Written by a leading human ecologist, the book addresses issues of our
changing climate, heatwaves, flooding and the need for action in an engaging way which will
inspire all young readers to be eco-warriors.
Publishing to coincide with World Environment Day (5 June) the mission of Gary Haq’s debut
children’s book My Dad, the Earth Warrior is to engage children with climate change issues.
Terry Pratchett (Author)
Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie M