After campaigning with Greenpeace for years, Catherine trained as a journalist and became Editor at the Natural History Museum, writing exhibitions. Since moving to the Welsh borders, she has been working with her partner in their design studio and writing books. Catherine is interested in writing nonfiction stories that spark questions and conversation. Her experience of becoming an author is fascinating, all-consuming and joyfully collaborative. She is a proud Patron of Reading for a local school and mother of two teenage girls. Catherine’s first book, The Story of Life, was shortlisted for The English Association Picture Book Award and long listed for the School Library Association Information Book Awards in 2016. Her second book Elliot’s Arctic Surprise is a story about protecting the Arctic, written in conversation with Greenpeace UK. She is currently working on a new series in partnership with the Natural History Museum, the first of which was published in August 2017.
Did you know that bears can sleep for months on end? Or that they hum when they are happy? In this book, learn all about why bears are incredible and 10 reasons why you should love them. Also features five ways to show you care
"Each title showcases a different creature by detailing 10 reasons why we should love them, plus five practical ways we can protect them. With a strong environmental slant, it’s a really fresh and accessible approach…" The Bookseller, May 2017
Blue whales are incredible creatures! Did you know they are the largest animal on earth? Or that they sing songs across the ocean? Discover ten reasons why whales are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.
Pick a place. Choose a creature. Discover its story and the danger it faces. Then find out how to help it survive. 15 wild and wonderful creatures, all on the IUCN Red List, need our help - this important book is interactive, engaging and informative, and will inspire children to save their planet! Red Alert! is inspired and endorsed by the 'Red List' database maintained by International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Currently the list includes over 70,000 species known to be at risk, but it grows larger all the time.
An interactive look at endangered animals imploring readers to discover fifteen species facing extinction.
Inspired and endorsed by the "Red List" database of animals in peril maintained by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) this brightly illustrated book introduces species from six different habitats on six continents. Blending approachable text, secondary facts and lush art, Red Alert! offers full portraits of animals such as the Chinese giant salamander, the snow leopard, the blue whale, and the giant panda, and provides young activists additional resources for how they can help save these beautiful creatures.
Penguins are the cutest birds! Did you know that they go on incredible journeys? Or that they toboggan on their stomachs? Discover ten reasons why penguins are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.
Lions are magnificent animals! Did you know that lions are the only big cat to live in groups? Or that their roar can be heard for miles? Discover ten reasons why lions are amazing and five ways you can show they love them in this gorgeous picture book. A must for any young animal enthusiast and a fantastic introduction to environmental issues.
Frances Lincoln Children's books
This beautiful follow-up to The Story of Life brings to life the story of our universe for younger children. Travel back in time to the Big Bang, see galaxies and stars form, watch the birth of our planet and how life begins, join the first man on the moon, and wonder what mysteries are still waiting to be discovered.