The COPE series is lively, colourful and laid out in an attractive, effective way. The characters are amusing and surprising (the snake especially), and their personalities are consistent.
Professor Ben Wisner, Visiting Professor, Institute for Risk and Disaster Risk Reduction, University College London. UK and Environmental Studies Program, Oberlin College, OH, USA
The COPE series does an excellent job of preparing, empowering and reassuring children in a world where disasters strike on a regular basis.
Professor Joshua Miller, Chair, Human Behaviour in the Social Environment Sequence, Smith College School for Social Work, USA
The COPE series ingeniously combines a cast of characters all are sure to fall in love with, touching and humorous artwork, and a scientifically well-designed set of messages on disaster risk reduction. It’s protentional impact internationally is enormous.”
Professor Gretchen Kalonji, Dean Sichuan University-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, China
An easy-to-follow book that is readily accessible for children, and a must read for those living in earthquake prone areas. Comments from childen themselves add a dimension of real life realities for them.
Professor Lena Dominelli, Professor in the School of Applied Social Sciences and Management Board Member in Institutive of Hazard, Risk and Resilience, Durham University, UK