FIRST KIDS’ BOOK FROM BELOVED HOUSE AUTHOR: This is an incredibly exciting opportunity, a long-awaited book from Naomi aimed directly at kids, the next generation, the ones most affected by our changing climate. By turns informational and inspirational, this will be THE climate book for young readers.
THE EXPERT: From Greta Thunberg to Emma Thompson, Naomi’s writing has had huge impact on the way people thing about climate.
INCREDIBLE PLATFORM: Naomi is known all over the world.
STRONG INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS: We will be partnering with Simon & Schuster US and Penguin Random House UK to bring this book out in the biggest way possible.
EXPERIENCED CO-WRITER: Rebecca Stefoff has written many books for children and young adult, as well as adapting adult nonfiction books for young readers. Her most recent book is Lies My Teacher Told Me (Young Readers’ Edition), by James Loewen. She also adapted Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, published by Atheneum.
ENGAGING TEXT: Perfectly pitched for the middle-grade audience, Naomi (and Rebecca) have added photographs and profiles of inspiring young climate activists throughout.
CANADIAN CONTENT: While the focus is global, there is Canadian-specific content, including a profile of Indigenous activist Autumn Peltier (a member of the Wiikwemkoong First Nation).
Featured on Kirkus Reviews’ “6 Books That Will Inspire Young Activists”
"If you can get only one climate change book for youth, let it be this one.” --STARRED REVIEW, Kirkus Reviews
"A necessary purchase to educate teens on the seriousness of climate change and the imperative to enact change now." --School Library Journal
“Every young person deserves the chance to read this book.” --the Toronto Star
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