A Magic Spring enables the Green Kids (Victor, Maya and Tiago) to talk with animals, and with this power they are able to help save the animals and their environment. The Green Kids and their friend Maatla from Africa are Green Kids. In this African adventure the kids plan to go on a safari in Botswana. Instead they find themselves in the middle of a bush fire started by poachers. Together the kids and the animals figure out how to put the fire out and teach poachers to be good people.- The book created with Elephants Without Borders helps educate people about bush fire issues in Africa. There is a science section in the back of this book. Author: Sylvia Medina and Kelly Landon Illustrator: Joy Eagle Sylvia Medina is a mother and an environmental engineer. She founded Green Kids Club to encourage "Growing Up Green." Each of her stories introduces a tough environmental issue such as poaching or habitat encroachment. With the help of talking animals and local friends, the Green Kids manage to get into and out of trouble while helping the environment.