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list price: $34.99
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 is the meteorologist and science host for CBC Vancouver and CBC News Network. With a background in seismology, geophysics and earth science, Johanna has covered a wide range of science stories, from the 2016 Fort McMurray wildfire and the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami to the Paris Climate Change Conference. She lives in Vancouver.

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 for Why We Live Where We Live (OwlKids). Julie grew up on the Prairies and now resides on Vancouver Island.

Chris Tougas is an award-winning author and illustrator of several picture books, including Dojo Daycare (Owlkids, 2014) and Mechanimals (Orca, 2007). He has worked as a character designer and concept developer for such studios as Disney, Fox, The Jim Henson Company, Warner Brothers, Sesame Workshop and many others. Chris lives and works in Victoria, British Columbia. For more information, visit www.christougas.com.

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. Her Newfoundland roots inspire much of her writing. Her middle-grade novel Ebb and Flow was short-listed 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 and was short-listed for the Amy Mathers Teen Book Award and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Young People.

Brooke Kerrigan aime dessiner depuis qu’elle est toute petite. Elle est donc devenue artiste. De tous ses projets créatifs, c’est l’illustration de livres pour enfants qu’elle préfère. Née à Toronto en Ontario, elle s’est installée avec son mari dans une petite ville des Alpes françaises qui l’inspire jour après jour.

Brooke Kerrigan aime dessiner depuis qu’elle est toute petite. Elle est donc devenue artiste. De tous ses projets créatifs, c’est l’illustration de livres pour enfants qu’elle préfère. Née à Toronto en Ontario, elle s’est installée avec son mari dans une petite ville des Alpes françaises qui l’inspire jour après jour.

Holly Hatam is an illustrator and graphic designer whose work has been featured on greeting cards, prints, clothes and much more. Holly's other passions include snuggling with her hubby and son, spending time hugging trees, filling up her pantry with tea and sticking her nose in a book.
Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
3 to 5
Grade:
p to k
Reading age:
3 to 5

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