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A Short, Hopeful Guide to Climate Change

Author Oisín McGann explains Climate Change science, and encourages young people to be part of positive change by getting involved in the global movement to fight humanity’s biggest challenge. Published in collaboration with Friends of the Earth Ireland, this might be the most eco-friendly children’s book ever published! Vegan inks, and fully recyclable: this book is part of the solution.

Oisín McGann is a best-selling and award-winning writer and illustrator. His books include the Mad Grandad series, Headbomz: Wreckin’ Yer Head, Race the Atlantic Wind, The Gods and Their Machines and The Wildenstern Saga. In 2014 and 2015, he was the Irish writer-in-residence for Weather Stations, an EU-funded project to use storytelling to raise awareness of Climate Change. He has carried on this work through school residencies in primary and secondary schools.

Sarah Webb is an award-winning children’s writer. Her books include Blazing a Trail: Irish Women who Changed the World (illustrated by Lauren O’Neill) and A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood (illustrated by Steve McCarthy), both winners of Irish Book Awards. Sarah runs creative writing clubs for children and teens, reviews children’s books for the Irish Independent and programmes children’s and family events for book festivals and MoLI (Museum of Literature Ireland). Her latest books are Animal Crackers: Fun Animal Facts, illustrated by Alan Nolan and The One with the Waggly Tail: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood (illustrated by Steve McCarthy). The Little Beekeeper of Henrietta Street comes out in September.

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