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

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Books by Jonah Winter & Red Nose Studio​

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