Six children, differing ethnicities, are friends in a fictitious country in South East Asia. They discover that the rain forest is about to be destroyed by the evil palm oil baron who wants to plant palm oil instead. With help from their parents, the villagers, indigenous people, and the creatures of the forest, they eventually manage … More
Six young friends tackle the evil palm oil baron who is burning down the forest to plant palm oil. With help from their parents, villagers, indigenous people and the creatures of the forest, they save the precious forest, and the Prime Minister places a preservation order on it.
A first class story, it has all the elements children love: adventure, slapstick humor. camaraderie and, finally, sweet victory. A David and Goliath theme, it has strong ecological message, encouraging children to save and preserve the rainforests. “A book to curl up with.”
“Racing with urgency to save the bears Brenda Broster’s new ‘Doughty Warriors’ story will capture the hearts and imagination of adults and children alike. Grippingly and comically bringing the forest alive with the individual characters and emotions of the animals it holds, Broster compels the reader to help them all, long after the last page has been turned. Bear farming is a hideous and unnecessary practice and Broster’s story has helped us to move one significant step closer in ending it once and for all. I urge everyone to read this book, and understand the power within us all to breathe new life and hope into this precious, fragile world.”
Jill Robinson, MBE (Founder and CEO, Animals Asia)