News: Fact or Fake? (What's the Issue?)

QED Publishing
AUD $12.99
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What is fake news? How can the news be wrong? How do we know if what were reading is true or not? This book helps answer these questions and provides kids with the necessary knowledge to make up their own minds on fake news and the media as a whole.

What is fake news? How can the news be wrong? How do we know if what were reading is true or not? The concept of fake news and the media as a whole is discussed as part of the Whats the Issue series. Whats the Issue asks ‘what's all the fuss about?' It reviews what is at stake when we think about fake news, with the aim of helping young people to understand this difficult subject and provide them with the tools to inform their own opinions on the issue.

Author bio:

Tom Jackson is a writer specialising in science and technology for children and adults. Titles include Chilled: How Refrigeration Changed the World and Might Do So Again and Philosophy: An Illustrated History of Thought.

Cristina Guitian is an illustrator living and working in London. Her distinct style of hand-drawn characters and typography creates surreal worlds filled with hybrid creatures that won her a Bronze Award, Best of British illustration in 2009. Cristina has also created installations for Victoria Revealed, a permanent exhibition at Kensington Palace, and has been featured in the prestigious D&DA Annual.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711250321
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: QED
Pub Date: August 2020
Page Extent: 96
Format: Paperback
Age: 9 - 12
Subject: Educational: Citizenship & social education