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Catherine Barr - Author

About the Author

Catherine Barr studied Ecology at Leeds University and trained as a journalist. She 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. She is now a partner in communications company bwa design. She lives on a hill near Hay-on-Wye in Herefordshire with her partner and two daughters.

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The Sea Swallow and the Humpback Whale Two Incredible Journeys Across the Sky and Sea

The Sea Swallow and the Humpback Whale Two Incredible Journeys Across the Sky and Sea

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Gerry Turley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2021

As the Arctic summer fades, the sea swallow and the humpback whale share the challenge of an epic voyage. Follow the animals on their perilous adventure, as they face drifting fishing nets, lurking killer whales, relentless rain and fierce, icy winds. With breathtaking illustrations by Gerry Turley, travel across the sky and sea to experience one of the longest and most dangerous animal migrations.

The Story of Climate Change

The Story of Climate Change

Author: Catherine Barr, Steve Williams Illustrator: Amy Husband, Mike Love Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/03/2021

The Story of Climate Change introduces one of the most important issues facing our world today, and tells you what you can do to help make a change! 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. You'll 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 effects of global warming, you'll 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 you all the information you need, and will inspire you to do your part to fight the climate emergency!

The Sea Swallow and the Humpback Whale Two Incredible Journeys Across the Sky and Sea

The Sea Swallow and the Humpback Whale Two Incredible Journeys Across the Sky and Sea

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Gerry Turley Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

As the Arctic summer fades, the sea swallow and the humpback whale share the challenge of an epic voyage. Follow the animals on their perilous adventure, as they face drifting fishing nets, lurking killer whales, relentless rain and fierce, icy winds. With breathtaking illustrations by Gerry Turley, travel across the sky and sea to experience one of the longest and most dangerous animal migrations.

Eco Warrior Understand, Persuade, Change, Campaign, Act!

Eco Warrior Understand, Persuade, Change, Campaign, Act!

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/10/2020

All life on Earth relies on the natural world to survive. We depend on nature for our health, food and most of our medicines. We depend on healthy ecosystems and natural resources for our homes and modern lives. But humans have become greedy and are taking too much from the Earth, this is unsustainable. This book offers concerned young people everything they need for becoming effective eco warriors. From exploring the big issues to discovering amazing and inspiring individuals and campaigns, each chapter shows how making tiny changes can start to make a big difference.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Boy and the Pangolin

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Boy and the Pangolin

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2020

After school one day, a small curious boy slips into the forest to discover the cause of a strange sound. He soon realises that the sound means danger for all the animals who live there - including the shy pangolin. How can one small boy make the whole world listen to save the pangolin's home? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 4-5 Ideal for reading aloud at home with your child Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from History and the topic area of connections and contexts Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Beautiful Blue Planet (Year 1)

Bug Club Shared Reading: The Beautiful Blue Planet (Year 1)

Author: Catherine Barr Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/04/2020

Life on the beautiful blue planet is good for the creature who lives there. But the creature is so busy that it doesn't notice some big problems looming. Can it come up with a plan to keep the blue planet beautiful forever? Highly engaging, illustrated picture book to be read out loud to children aged 5-6 Ideal for reading aloud at home with your child Helps expose your child to rich language and curriculum-linked vocabulary Includes key terms from Science and the topic area of taking care of the Earth Part of the Bug Club reading series used in over 3500 schools 'These books are a great start to addressing the wider curriculum and the vocabulary issues that schools are identifying.' - Assistant Head, Primary Academy The Bug Club Shared books are highly engaging, beautifully illustrated stories designed to be read out loud to children. The programme exposes children to rich, curriculum-linked vocabulary, helping to build an understanding across school subjects and cultivate a love for reading.

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