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Children's Nonfiction Biography

Drawn to Change the World Graphic Novel Collection

16 Youth Climate Activists, 16 Artists

illustrated by Emma Reynolds, Ann Maulina, Natasha Donovan, Teo DuVall, Devon Holzwarth, Erin Hunting, Margarita Kukhtina, Victoria Maderna & Federico Piatti, Shivana Sookdeo, Anoosha Syed, Jade Zhang, Derick Brooks, Gloria Félix, Natasha Nayo, Bill Masuku & Gloria Carolina Félix Orozco

Initial publish date
Sep 2023
Biography, Social Activism & Volunteering, Social Activists, Environmental Science & Ecosystems, Environmental Conservation & Protection
Recommended Age
8 to 12
Recommended Grade
3 to 7
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2023
    List Price

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Emma Reynolds is an illustrator and author based in Manchester, UK. Emma started #KidLit4Climate the first global illustrated climate campaign in early 2019, bringing together thousands of children’s illustrators and authors from more than fifty countries in solidarity with the youth climate strikes. Her author-illustrator debut picture book Amara and the Bats, about bat conservation, community action, and finding hope, is a NSTA 'Best in STEM' and Empathy Lab #ReadForEmpathy selection. She is passionate about storytelling and making accessible SciComm, and is inspired by nature, animals, adventure, and seeing the magic in the everyday. Visit her at Follow her on Twitter, Instagram and TikTok @EmmaIllustrate.

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Natasha Donovan is the illustrator of the award-winning Mothers of Xsan series (written by Brett Huson). She illustrated the graphic novel Surviving the City (written by Tasha Spillett), which won a Manitoba Book Award and received an American Indian Youth Literature Award (AIYLA) honor. She also illustrated Classified: The Secret Career of Mary Golda Ross, Cherokee Aerospace Engineer which won an Orbis Pictus Honor Book and an American Indian Youth Literature Award (AIYLA). Natasha is Métis, and spent her early life in Vancouver, British Columbia. Although she moved to the United States to marry a mathematician, she prefers to keep her own calculations to the world of color and line. She lives in Washington.

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Erin Hunting is an Australian illustrator who draws pictures for books, television, games, and comics. She has illustrated books for Penguin Random House and drawn comics for Archie and Garfield. When she’s not drawing, she enjoys collecting vinyl toys, hanging out with her cat Louie, and watching movies in her hometown of Melbourne, Australia.

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Victoria Maderna & Federico Piatti's profile page

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Anoosha Syed is a Canadian freelance illustrator and character designer, based in Mississauga, Ontario. She graduated from Ceruleum; Ecole d'arts Visuels in Switzerland and currently works with Industrial Brothers as a character designer on an animated series. She finds inspiration for her art from mid-century design, animation, outer space, forests, japanese kawaii culture and vintage children books.

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