"""This delightful three-chapter book invites learning in the most natural way, unmarred by deadly good-for-you words that can so easily kill a child's curiosity and enjoyment. David Suzuki
is a scientist who clearly enjoys sharing his knowledge with children. A glossary...and a list of suggested activities will allow parents and teachers to make the most of these pages.""" (California Coast & Ocean
"""There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom
is an informative and entertaining environmental book for children. Written by David Suzuki
the story has Jamie and Megan going on a hike, inside the house, with their father to learn about nature. They learn about things that came from animals and trees and even items that come from plants that lived millions of years ago.""" (Simcoe.com
"""In There's a Barnyard in My Bedroom
, acclaimed geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki
takes children and their adult reading companions on a sweeping three-part ecological adventure in picture-book form...Complete with activity suggestions and a glossary, this is a useful tool for environmental exploration with kids.""" (E Magazine
About the Author
David Suzuki is a scientist, broadcaster, author, and co-founder of the David Suzuki Foundation. He is Companion to the Order of Canada and a recipient of UNESCO's Kalinga Prize for science, the United Nations Environment Program medal, the 2009 Right Livelihood Award, and Global 500. He is familiar to television audiences as host of the long-running CBC television program The Nature of Things. His written work includes more than fifty-two books, nineteen of them for children. Suzuki lives with his wife, Tara Cullis, in Vancouver.
Eugenie Fernandes is a celebrated artist and author who has illustrated more than ninety books for children and written seventeen. She grew up in Long Island, New York, where her father was an early comic book illustrator in the 1930s. Her own family continue the tradition-her husband, daughter, and son are all children's book illustrators. Fernandes and her husband live near Peterborough, Ontario, where she enjoys watching a succession of wildlife, including otters and wolves, visit the lake near her home.