From Cats Are a Liquid author Rebecca Donnelly comes a playful nonfiction picture book celebrating innovation in the energy cycle with food waste composting.
Rebecca Donnelly is the author of Cats Are a Liquid, illustrated by Misa Saburi; Green Machine, illustrated by Christophe Jacques; and a middle-grade novel, How to Stage a Catastrophe, which was an Indies Introduce/Kids' Indie Next pick. She was born in England and has lived in California, Florida, and New Mexico. These days she writes, studies cats, and works as a children's librarian in northern New York. rebeccadonnellywrites.com Christophe Jacques has wanted to be an artist since he was a kid. He loves to create bright worlds with lots of colors and happy faces. Green Machine is his picture book debut. He lives and works in Flanders, Belgium. behance.net/atelierfer819e
Through flowing, rhyming text, Donnelly introduces young readers to composting and its benefits to the environment . . . a strong addition to children's nonfiction collections, perfect for story time as well as classroom discussion --Booklist on Green Machine: The Slightly Gross Truth about Turning Your Food Scraps into Green Energy An introduction to the innovative (and smelly) processes that turn municipal food waste into electrical energy . . . timely, basic information about transforming food into fuel. --Kirkus Reviews on Green Machine: The Slightly Gross Truth about Turning Your Food Scraps into Green Energy