Kids Fight Extinction: How to be a #2minutesuperhero

Illustrator: Tim Wesson

Binding: Paperback

Imprint: Walker Books

Age 7+

Conservationist & Green Organizations Conservation Of The Environment, Nature, The Natural World Science & Technology: General Interest Environmentalist

Discover how to fight extinction and become a #2minutesuperhero.
Have you got 2 minutes? Of course you have! Get ready to team up with some of world's rarest animals. Together we can fight extinction and save the earth's wildlife by speaking up and changing what we eat, how we travel and the things we buy. Find out how you can become a #2minutesuperhero by completing 60 fun missions at home, school and in your community that can help the planet and save the animals at risk of extinction.

Informative, practical and positive, this guide for children is written by Martin Dorey, anti-plastic campaigner and author of the bestselling No. More. Plastic, and is the founder of the Beach Clean Network and the #2minutebeachclean movement. He believes that every voice matters on this urgent issue.


Martin Dorey is a writer, surfer and anti-plastic campaigner. He founded the global beach cleaning movement, the #2minutebeachclean, in 2013. Today the movement’s Instagram page attracts 250k views a week and they have set up 400 beach cleaning stations around the UK and Ireland. In 2017 the #2minutebeachclean was named by Blue Planet as the top thing you can do for ocean conservation and has been featured by Springwatch, Sky News, The Times and National Geographic.
Tim Wesson draws in for both children and adults. He is the illustrator of Matt Oldfield's Johnny Ball series and the SLA shortlisted Kids Fight Plastic. He also illustrates for France Magazine every month and has illustrated for other clients including Habitat, SWATCH, Paperchase, BBC, Peagreen and many others.


The book makes you feel like you are a superhero fighting your enemy, extinction, and gives you lots of information about how you can help nature.

Kids Book Reviews, Books Up North

A practical and accessible book about helping the wildlife, especially animals at risk of extinction. Dorey believes every voice matters and he explains how even two minutes of your time can make a difference.

Irish Independent

Other books you'll love