The Wild Tribe Heroes books are a collection of gentle and engaging true stories about animals that find themselves in trouble when their lives are affected by plastic in the oceans or palm oil deforestation. Follow each one of our heroes to see what happens, how they are saved and what you can do to help them!
Duffy’s Lucky Escape!
Duffy’s Lucky Escape transports you to the tropical paradise where Duffy the Sea Turtle lives amongst beautiful corals and fish only for her to learn that all that floats is not food. As time is running out for Duffy she has a lucky escape when kind people step in to save the day! read more…
Message of story: Ocean Plastics, Animal Rescue, Turtle Hospital, Marine Pollution, Beach Release
Marli’s Tangled Tale
Marli’s Tangled Tale takes you to the cool, green cliffs where Marli the Puffin is looking after her egg until one day the excitement of the town visits in an unexpected way. As hope starts to fade her tangled tale takes a twist just in time for the surprise waiting for her back home! read more…
Message of story: Ocean Plastics, Balloon Release, Wildlife Rescue, Marine Pollution, Beach Clean
Nelson’s Dangerous Dive
Nelson’s Dangerous Dive explores deep underwater with Nelson the Whale where he discovers a hidden shipwreck and learns that what lurks below may not let you go. As he desperately signals for help, luck is on his side as a group of brave tourists give him the break he needs! read more…
Message of story: Ocean Plastics, Ghost Fishing Nets, Whale, Animal Rescue, Marine Pollution
Buddy’s Rainforest Rescue
Buddy the Orangutan lives happily in the tangle of tall trees when he suddenly encounters the diggers destroying his magnificent rainforest home. Brave Buddy gets more than he bargained for and needs help from his rescuers to ensure a happy ending. read more…
Message of story: Rainforest deforestation, Palm oil, Orangutan, Wildlife Rescue
Hunter’s Icy Adventure
Hunter the Polar Bear lives happily in his frozen Arctic home yet as the ice starts to melt he finds himself in a tricky situation. As help comes from high above him, Hunter is in a race against time to get back to the ice. read more…
Message of story: Climate Change, Polar Ice Sheet Reduction, Polar Bears, Wildlife Rescue
Wild Tribe Heroes In The Media
The impact of Duffy’s Lucky Escape and Marli’s Tangled Tale on the education of children about Ocean Plastics has been reported on in print and television by BBC TV and Radio, ITV News, Huffington Post, The Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Metro, Western Telegraph and The Cornish Times, as well as international podcasts and independent websites. Ellie Jackson has also received personal letters from David Attenborough and Prince Charles congratulating her on the books and wishing her success.
Wild Tribe Heroes is a supporter of national marine charities Surfers Against Sewage, 2 Minute Beach Clean, The Eden Project and Fathoms Free. Each of these charities has a dedicated mission to raise awareness and improve education to highlight the dangers of plastic in our oceans. They provide free resources and organise beach cleans around the UK. For more information on how to join a beach clean or to find out how you can support them please see our Resources page.