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Catherine Barr

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Catherine Barr

  • 4 stars across 18 books
    Catherine is interested in writing nonfiction stories that spark questions and conversation. 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. She is currently working on a new series in partnership with the Natural History Museum, the first of which was published in August 2017.
    5th October 2017

    The Story of Life: A First Book about Evolution

    At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans o... More

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    1st December 2012

    The Story of Inventions

    From toilets, bread and blue jeans to aeroplanes, microwaves and computers, this title explains how, when and why the in... More

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    1st October 2015

    Elliot's Arctic Surprise

    A great picture story book with an environmental message, developed in conversation with Greenpeace UK. When one littl... More

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    8th March 2018

    Red Alert!: 15 Endangered Animals Fighting to Survive

    Pick a place. Choose a creature. Discover its story and the danger it faces. Then find out how to help it survive. 15 ... More

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    27th June 2018

    10 Reasons to Love... a Lion

    Lions are incredible creatures! Did you know that they are the only big cat to live in groups? Or that their roar can ... More

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    29th March 2017

    The Story of Space

    Before the Big Bang there was NOTHING AT ALL. No galaxies, no space, no light and no sound. Then suddenly, 13.8 bi... More

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    26th July 2017

    10 Reasons to Love a... Turtle

    Turtles are amazing creatures! They go on incredible journeys, have beautiful shells, can hold their breath for hours an... More

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    3rd August 2017

    10 Reasons to Love An... Elephant

    Elephants are amazing creatures! They go on incredible migrations, know that granny knows best, can incredibly clever an... More

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    21st February 2018

    10 Reasons to Love a... Whale

    Blue whales are incredible creatures! Did you know they are the largest animal on earth? Or that they sing songs across ... More

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    21st February 2018

    10 Reasons to Love... a Bear

    Bears are incredible creatures! Did you know that they can sleep for months on end? Or that they hum when they are hap... More

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