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Explodapedia: Rewild

«Elegantly balanced between soaring possibility and informative realism, this 11+ guide to Earth's intricately interrelated ecosystems and how to restore them, offering us all a better future boasts engaging illustrations, and commentary from sassy fungi throughout»

The Guardian
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Detaljer

Forlag
David Fickling Books
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
176
ISBN
9781788452779
Utgivelsesår
2024
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Dr Ben Martynoga is a neuroscientist and science writer. After more than a decade at the forefront of brain research, he swapped his white coat for a pen. He has written on everything from the history of biology through to the latest technological innovations, running, stress and creativity. His work appears in the Guardian, New Statesman, the i newspaper, Financial Times and beyond.

Moose Allain used to work in London as an architect specialising in urban regeneration, and contributed to the UK's successful Olympic bid. Since becoming an artist and cartoonist, he has created animations for the BBC, illustrated the Pointless quiz show book and had cartoons published in Private Eye and The Literary Review. He illustrated Ignore it all and hope it goes away: poems for modern life, a collection by Nic Aubury.

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«Elegantly balanced between soaring possibility and informative realism, this 11+ guide to Earth's intricately interrelated ecosystems and how to restore them, offering us all a better future boasts engaging illustrations, and commentary from sassy fungi throughout»

The Guardian

«REWILD is imbued with hope, humour and joy. This is a book that needs to be read by every school kid, everywhere, and their parents»

Lee Schofield, ecologist & author of Wild Fell

«I am in love with this book! It's joyful, fascinating, galvanising, beautifully written, accessible without dumbing down. Ben Martynoga expresses the concepts of rewilding with such elegant lucidity - it's an eye-opener and I can't wait to share it with all the children I know, and their parents»

Isabella Tree, award-winning author & conservationist

«I am a huge fan of the potential of narrative nonfiction, supported by solid science to inspire children's engagement and understanding of the natural world. The scientific detail and narrative approach of Explodapedia is an exciting new series in this field»

Catherine Barr

«Fascinating ... I can't think of a more interesting or relevant book for our times»

LoveReading, praise for The Virus

«A riveting read for young readers and adults alike»

The Letter Press project, praise for The Virus

«Mixing hard scientific fact, stories and humour»

British Journal of General Practice, praise for The Virus

«Winner (Secondary Category)»

Association for Science Education Books of the Year Awards 2023 (Explodapedia: The Gene)

«A must-read for all young people who are interested in the concept of rewilding and nature recovery. I would throughly recommend it»

Derek Gow, the ‘Radical Rewilder’, author of Bringing Back the Beaver and Hunt for the Shadow Wolf

«I wish I'd had this book when I was a kid! Explodapedia: Rewild gives you a real sense of how connected and rich the diversity of life is, as well as how it's in peril. We, the people, have a hugely important role to play in undoing the damage and this book will inspire and inform the next generation to step up and be nature's voice»

Leif Bersweden, author & botanist

«REWILD is truly magical. Rewilding offers such a joyful and optimistic pathway towards the renewal of our civilisation. It couldn't be more important for us to do all we can to get young people excited about this movement. Young or old, people are going to love this book»

Ben Goldsmith, author & environmentalist

«Accessible, entertaining and focused on the history of science, as well as cutting-edge discoveries»

New Scientist, Brilliant reads for young minds

«Prepare to be amazed! Easy to read for anyone curious about science»

Sir Paul Nurse, Nobel Prize winning scientist

«A totally fascinating book, brimming with amazing scientific knowledge and fab illustrations. I had no idea cells were so interesting (or funny)!»

Greg Jenner, praise for The Cell

«The perfect balance between charm, quirkiness and wonder»

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize winner

«[These books] should lead their readers willingly to the wonders of the biological world»

Professor Richard Fortey

«Accessible and funny [...] a clever way to introduce young readers to some very complicated ideas that underpin the basis of our understanding of all life today»

Professor Venki Ramakrishnan, President of the Royal Society

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