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

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

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Jean Claude Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/11/2021

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.

Hero Academy Non-fiction: Oxford Level 6, Orange Book Band: A Horse Called Ed

Hero Academy Non-fiction: Oxford Level 6, Orange Book Band: A Horse Called Ed

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Kristen Humphrey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2021

In A Horse Called Ed, Ed is a police horse and has an important job. Along with his rider, Natalie, he goes on patrol and keeps us safe. Natalie takes care of him, too. This book is in Orange Book Band, Oxford Level 6, and supports Letters and Sounds Phase 5. Project X Hero Academy Non-fiction is a diverse and inspiring series of fully-decodable titles for reading practice that's matched to phonics knowledge. Aligned to Letters and Sounds, this contemporary series broadens children's subject knowledge, while consolidating their phonics learning and improving their reading fluency.

What Jobs Could YOU Do?

What Jobs Could YOU Do?

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Ana Gomez Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/09/2021

You Choose meets Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? Pick your perfect job by choosing from things you LOVE to do. Whether you want to make things, draw, write, be in charge, get messy, help people, solve mysteries, discover new things, be outside, work with animals, numbers or machines, or do something loud or quiet, there's something for everyone! So if you decide you want to be outside, then a surfing coach, conservation worker, photographer and tree surgeon are just some of the brilliant jobs you could choose. Or if you love working with numbers then perhaps a robot scientist or video games developer would suit you more? Whatever you enjoy, there's something for you! In this interactive and inspiring picture book for children aged 3+ years, jobs are arranged by interests, making it really accessible and engaging. The busy, charm-filled spreads show children 'at work' in an intriguing range of occupations. And it encourages creative thinking and aspiration in an empowering, inclusive way.

Let's Save Antarctica: Why we must protect our planet

Let's Save Antarctica: Why we must protect our planet

Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Jean Claude Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/09/2021

Discover why we must protect Antarctica from climate change. Home to millions of penguins, ancient dinosaur fossils and huge blue whales, Antarctica is our last great wilderness. This fascinating picture book brings to life this extreme and exciting continent for young children, exploring its icy landscape and extraordinary wildlife. It also shows the incredible scientific research that happens there and therefore why it is so important that we act to protect this special part of the planet from climate change and plastic pollution.

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!

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