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list price: $49.99
edition:eBook
category: Children's Nonfiction
published: Aug 2020
ISBN:9781459827868
publisher: Orca Book Publishers

STEM Picture Book Bundle

by Johanna Wagstaffe; Chris Tougas; Mark Leiren-Young; Heather Smith; Alison Hughes, illustrated by Julie McLaughlin; Brooke Kerrigan & Holly Hatam

tagged: discoveries, experiments & projects
Description

Calling all inquisitive minds! This cultivated collection of five STEM-themed award-winning picture books is just for you. Learn the science behind hurricanes, dream up inventions from spare parts, journey through the ocean with orcas, put your design skills to work and reflect on how your actions impact your environment with these exciting and creative picture books! 
This digital bundle includes these bestselling titles: Little Cloud: The Science of a Hurricane by Johanna Wagstaffe and Julie McLaughlin Mechanimals by Chris Tougas Orcas of the Salish Sea by Mark Leiren-Young A Plan for Pops by Heather Smith and Brooke Kerrigan What Matters by Alison Hughes and Holly Hatam

About the Authors

Johanna Wagstaffe


Julie McLaughlin is an award-winning illustrator whose work includes commissions for editorial, advertising and publishing clients from around the world. Her previous books have been nominated for several awards, and she won the 2015 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction. Julie grew up on the Prairies and now resides on Vancouver Island.


CHRIS TOUGAS is a writer-illustrator who loves dogs, the great outdoors, writing fun stories and making art. He has studied art and animation in both Canada and the United States and has worked in film animation at Disney and other studios. Chris now lives and works in Victoria, British Columbia.

Mark Leiren-Young is a writer, documentary filmmaker, podcaster and orca activist. His book The Killer Whale Who Changed the World won the Science Writers and Communicators of Canada general audience book award. He wrote, directed and produced an award-winning documentary called The Hundred-Year-Old Whale, and his documentary about Moby Doll is being produced by Middle Child Films. Mark hosts a podcast about orca and ocean stories and is actively involved in the fight for the survival of the endangered southern residents. Mark has written for other young audiences for ABC, PBS, YTV, Treehouse and BBC Kids. He lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

Originally from Newfoundland, Heather Smith now lives in Waterloo, Ontario, with her family. Heather is the author of several picture books, including the award-winning The Phone Booth in Mr. Hirota's Garden. Her middle-grade novel Ebb and Flow was shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award, and her YA novel The Agony of Bun O'Keefe won the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award, the OLA Forest of Reading White Pine Award and was shortlisted for the Amy Mathers Teen Book Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People.


Brooke Kerrigan has loved drawing ever since she was a little girl, so it seemed only natural that she would grow up to be an artist. Of all her creative endeavors, illustrating children's books is her favorite. Brooke has illustrated over 10 picture books, including design-award-winning Fishermen Through & Through and the Blue Spruce honor book The Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain. Born in Toronto, she currently splits her time between Tiny, Ontario, and a little town in the French Alps called Chamonix.


Brooke Kerrigan has loved drawing ever since she was a little girl, so it seemed only natural that she would grow up to be an artist. Of all her creative endeavors, illustrating children's books is her favorite. Brooke has illustrated over 10 picture books, including design-award-winning Fishermen Through & Through and the Blue Spruce honor book The Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain. Born in Toronto, she currently splits her time between Tiny, Ontario, and a little town in the French Alps called Chamonix.


Brooke Kerrigan has loved drawing ever since she was a little girl, so it seemed only natural that she would grow up to be an artist. Of all her creative endeavors, illustrating children's books is her favorite. Brooke has illustrated over 10 picture books, including design-award-winning Fishermen Through & Through and the Blue Spruce honor book The Little Boy Who Lived Down the Drain. Born in Toronto, she currently splits her time between Tiny, Ontario, and a little town in the French Alps called Chamonix.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
3 to 5

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