The Australian Climate Change Book: Be Informed and Make a Difference (Hardcover)
SHORTLISTED FOR NON-FICTION, ENVIRONMENT AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 2022
An accessible and reassuring picture book that teaches children about the specific challenges of climate change for Australia so they can be informed and make a difference.
Australia is a unique and incredibly diverse natural environment and we are oh-so-lucky to live here. Our country is home to a great number of amazing ecosystems. But things like fossil fuels, greenhouse gases and deforestation are creating imbalances in our ecosystems and causing climate change. Climate changes leads to all sorts of crazy weather and damage to our natural environments and wildlife habitats.
But it's not too late to fix it! Even small steps can make a difference and you have the power to help.
A practical and reassuring book for children to help them understand climate change and the ways in which they can make a difference.
Polly Marsden is the creator behind the concept for Big Weather (and How To Survive It), a new documentary TV series hosted by Craig Reucassel to be broadcast on ABC TV in 2020. Polly is a speechwriter and script writer who is passionate about the power of words to inspire positive social change.
Chris Nixon (Illustrator)
Chris Nixon is a multidisciplinary artist creating across illustration, graphic design, creative direction and public art. Based in Perth, Chris's work is inspired by the West Coast and classic surf culture with an emphasis on the handmade and crafted, using colour, texture and pattern across a wide range of media from children's books to animation, commercial illustration and large artwork installations.