Dr. David P. Schneider is a scientist, writer, and outdoor explorer. He has deep knowledge in climate science and geology, 20 years of experience in guiding and mentoring youth, and has published science-based magazine articles and blogs. He believes in the power of storytelling and art, delivered with a light dose of humor, to inspire children to see things differently and change the world. Favorite thing to read: Maps. Favorite penguin: The adélie. Kira Davis is an artist, environmental educator, and therapist. She has biked a distance of more than the circumference of the Earth without eating (or being eaten by) any animals.
"My 5-year-old son doesn't like books about "real things," but he
was captivated by the illustrations and the penguins and asked to
read it three times in a row." Dr. Kimberley Mortstock, renewable
energy engineer, climate expert, and mother.
"Hail to the penguins and the scientists too. They know that fossil fuels are bad for me and you. Read this book and have happy dreams, of a world without fossil fuels, and a climate that gleams!" Dr. Jonathan Overpeck, Climate scientist and Dean of the School for Environment and Sustainability at the University of Michigan.
"A beautiful book that gets the facts across with a message of hope and empowerment for kids." Professor Eric Steig, Chair of Earth and Space Sciences at the University of Washington.