Wild Summer: Life in the Heat

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9.3 X 11.6 X 0.4 inches | 1.05 pounds

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About the Author

Sean Taylor is an award-winning author of over 50 books for young readers of many different ages. As well as writing, he has many years' experience visiting schools, where he works with poetry and storytelling to encourage young people to write themselves. Originally from Bristol, UK, Sean is currently living in Brazil. seantaylorstories.comAlex Morss is an ecologist, science journalist, educator, and author. She has worked in publishing for 20+ years and in ecology for 10+ years, and spent many more as a naturalist exploring the tree of life.Cinyee Chiu is originally from Taiwan, now living in Vancouver, Canada. She got her illustration MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She's always happy to try new things, and likes to make things pretty, playful, and exciting.


"A young girl and her grandpa spot amazing plants and animals as they walk towards the coast in this sequel to Winter Sleep and Busy Spring. Touches on topical ecological and climate change themes."--The Bookseller
'[I]n the midst of escalating heat waves and droughts, never has a title been more apt. But don't worry, this picture book for five to seven-year-olds is far from doom and gloom. [...] It's the perfect introduction to the science behind summertime, with plenty of extra info and ideas for curious kids on the back pages too.'--TOAST Magazine
'Boundless blues and vivid yellows impart a sunlit heat that rises off the page, while the story addresses the changing climate with openness and hope.'--The Guardian
"The illustrations are bright and colourful and bring the season to life." --The School Librarian