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Let's Save the Amazon: Why we must protect our planet

By Catherine Barr
Illustrated by Jean Claude

Discover why we must protect the Amazon from climate change.

Bursting with all kinds of life, the Amazon is one of the most incredible places on Earth. This richly illustrated picture book brings to life this extraordinary region for young children, exploring its tropical rainforest and scenic landscapes. It showcases the lush wildlife, diverse communities and life-saving medicines that can all be found there and therefore why it is so important that we act to protect this special part of the planet from the impact of climate change.

  • The second installment in the 'Let's Save...' series about protecting the planet.
  • Having campaigned for Greenpeace and worked at the Natural History Museum, Catherine is passionate about inspiring children to protect the planet.
  • Ideal for parents and teachers looking for a way to explore climate change in an accessible and inspiring way with young children.

About the author

After campaigning with Greenpeace for years, Catherine Barr trained as a journalist and became an editor at the Natural History Museum, writing exhibitions. She now writes books for children. Her first book, The Story of Life, was shortlisted for The English Association Picture Book Award and long listed for the School Library Association Information Book Awards. She lives in the Welsh Borders.

About the illustrator

Jean Claude is a self-taught illustrator from the UK. He lives with his partner and child, and their cat. When he's not drawing he loves making ceramics in a local studio, visiting the botanical gardens and baking bread. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

ISBN: 9781406395969
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 3, 2021
Dimensions: 270 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $27.99
New Zealand RRP: $29.99
Stock Level: Not Yet Published

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