Change Starts With Us was written and illustrated by Sophie Beer and published by Little Hare Books on 1 June 2020. It is 24 pages long and is a board style picture book suitable for children 3 years and older. Sophie Beer is an award-winning author and illustrator who lives in Brisbane, Australia who has published a number of books. Change Starts With Us is the third title in a series, it follows Kindness Makes Us Strong which was released in 2019, and Love Makes a Family which came out in 2018. Beer believes that "art should never be boring" and is known for using colour, shape and texture in her illustrations.
Change Starts With Us is a heart-warming, optimistic book that encourages young readers that it is not too late for us to make some small changes in our lives that can help to save the planet from the effects of climate change. These simple steps can be things like saving water, saving electricity, ditching the car and eating less meat. Change Starts With Us is a charming book that would be the perfect book to give fans of Sophie Beer, future environmental activists who want to follow in the steps of Greta Thunberg and for starting an important conversation with children about how we can each do our best to help protect the environment.