|aUnder the weather |bstories about climate change |cedited by Tony Bradman.
|aLondon |bFrances Lincoln Children's Books|c2012.
|a215 p. |c21 cm.
|aReprint. Originally published: 2009.
|aHow to build the perfect sandcastle / by Cathy Gourlay -- Sea canaries / by Susan Sandercock -- As busy as-- / by Francis McCrickard -- Tommo and the bike train / by Miriam Halahmy -- Climate [short] change / by Lily Hyde -- Moonlight / by Karen Ball -- Future dreaming / by George Ivanoff -- Wasters / by Linda Newbery.
|aPresents a collection of stories that imaginatively explores the impact of climate change in personal terms for animals, plants, and people, and includes stories by such authors as Linda Newbery, Karen Ball, and George Ivanoff.
From the effects of rising sea levels to changes in animal behaviour and human lifestyles, these powerful stories portray the issues surrounding climate change in personal terms and so bring them vividly to life. Offering warnings and inspiration in equal measure, the stories cover a wide range of localities from Siberia and Canada to Australia, UK, Sri Lanka and the Philippines. Writers include award-winning Linda Newbery as well as exciting newcomers like Australia's George Ivanoff. Whether read from cover to cover or dipped into for one or two stories, this book will enlighten and inspire everyone to consider how climate change will affect us all.
Tony Bradman has written more than 50 books for children. Well-known as a children's book reviewer for Parents magazine, he also founded the Best Book for Babies Award. His books for Frances Lincoln are Has Anyone Seen Jack?, Look Out He's Behind You , Through my Window, In a Minute, Wait and See and he edited the story anthology Give Me Shelter. Tony lives in Kent, U.K.