Emma Thompson won her second Oscar (R) for her screenplay adaptation of Sense and Sensibility (she won the Academy Award (R) for Best Actress for Howard's End). Named by Time magazine as one of its 2004 European Heroes, she was recently appointed to the United Nations Global Coalition on Women and AIDS.
'The personal, the poetic, the dramatic, the salvo, the call to action: it's all here, in this timely anthology'. JINI REDDY The Ecologist '[Letters to the Earth] is an amazing project, and I support it wholeheartedly... By healing the Earth, we heal ourselves. By loving it, we love ourselves. And by telling its stories, we tell our own, and ensure that they will continue. All power to this amazing project.' JOANNE HARRIS An extraordinary book. Reading it will remind you of our enduring connection to this planet we call home, and the urgency with which we need to respond to the climate crisis. The letters speak of how much we stand to lose if we fail to take action now. I encourage you to read them. STEPHEN DALDRY, Director of Billy Elliot 'A beautiful book calling for us all to look after the place we call home ... Read it, then buy it for everyone you know.' RED MAGAZINE 'Letters to the Earth is a compelling ode to the elemental and fundamental aspects of our planet... a must-read for anyone who lives on earth.' BELLA LACK Conservationist and Born Free Youth Ambassador 'An outpouring of grief, anger, hope, love and loss - a collection of letters penned by many thousands have been distilled into this powerful book. Names life Emma Thompson might act as a lure, but the true strength comes from the broad range of contributors. There are moments of real beauty in these pages.' BBC Wildlife 'Occasionally I come across books that have the power to influence lives, and this I would count as one of them.' BEN EAGLE Thinking Country