The Story of Climate Change

Catherine Barr, illustrated by Amy Husband and Steve Williams
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A first-look at the causes and effects of climate change for young readers. Featuring bite-size text by Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, and vibrant illustrations by Amy Husband and Mike Love, this honest yet inspiring title charts the history of our planets climate and the science behind global warming. Kids will be energised to make a change and do their part to fight the climate emergency.

The Story of Climate Change is a wonderful way to introduce young readers to one of the most important issues facing our world today. Combining history with science, this book charts the changes in our Earth's climate, from the beginnings of the planet and its atmosphere, to the Industrial revolution and the dawn of machinery. Kids will learn all about the causes of climate change, such as factory farming and pollution, and the effects that climate change has on humans and animals across the world. As well as discovering the causes and effects of global warming, readers will discover practical ways we can work together to solve it, from using renewable energy to swapping meat for vegetables in our diet.

With fact-packed text by Catherine Barr and vibrant illustrations by Amy Husband and Mike Love, The Story of Climate Change will give kids the information they need and inspire them to do their part to fight the climate emergency!

Author bio:

Catherine Barr worked at Greenpeace International for seven years as a wildlife and forestry campaigner and has a long-running interest in environmental issues. While working as an editor at the Natural History Museum, she researched and wrote two major summer exhibitions: Dinosaurs of the Gobi Desert and Myths and Monsters. Her previous books for Frances Lincoln are The Story of Inventions and The Story of Life. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters.

Amy Husband studied Graphic Art at Liverpool School of Art. Her first picture book, Dear Miss, was winner of the Cambridgeshire Children's Picture Book Award in 2010, and she also wrote and illustrated Dear Santa, in the same series. Amy lives in York with her partner, working in a studio with views of York Minster.

STEVE WILLIAMS is a biologist with a degree in Marine Biology and Applied Zoology. His lifelong love of wildlife was further inspired by eight years at sea, and he now teaches science in a school in Wales. He is a beekeeper and lives near Hay-on-Wye with his wife and two daughters.

Category: Children’s & educational
ISBN: 9780711256286
Publisher: Quarto UK
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's
Series: Story of...
Pub Date: March 2021
Page Extent: 40
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 5 - 8
Subject: Children's, Teenage & educational