Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter

Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter

Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter is an informative picture book that promotes environmental issues, respect, responsibility and responsible decision-making.
 
Based on true events before recycling was standard. A New York town disposes of their rubbish on a barge but as the boat proceeds down the coast every port refuses to accept the cargo.
 
“For a whole summer, Cap’n Duffy and his little tugboat tugged the garbage around New York…As the summer days got hotter, the garbage grew beyond stinky. Someone had to take it – they just had to.” Finally, the garbage barge disposes of its smelly load back in New York after 162 days.
Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Jonah Winter
Illustrator: Red Nose Studio
Publisher: Random House (2010)
ISBN: 9780375852183

Teaching Resources: Here Comes the Garbage Barge

These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies book to book. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!

Books by Jonah Winter & Red Nose Studio​

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase anything through them, I will get a small referral fee and you will be supporting me and my blog at no extra cost to you, so thank you! You can find more information here.

Related Posts

More Books to Explore

The Children’s Library Lady has over 150 picture books on a large variety of topics. You will find book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. 

Like this post? Pin it & share the love!

Here Comes the Garbage Barge

Latest from the blog

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.