Planet Ark

Planet Ark

Preserving Earth's Biodiversity

By Adrienne Mason; Margot Thompson (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, Hardcover, 9781554537532, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 2013

About the Author
Adrienne Mason is a writer, editor and life-long resident of Vancouver Island. A biologist and naturalist/interpreter, she is the managing editor of "KNOW: The Science Magazine for Curious Kids". She has a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Victoria, and her articles have appeared in "National Geographic Kids", "WILD", "Canadian Geographic", "Georgia Straight", "Beautiful BC", "OWL", "Ranger Rick", "Boys' Life" and "Nature Canada". She lives in Tofino, BC, and enjoys hiking, beachcombing and exploring the coast with her husband and two daughters.

Margot Thompson is an illustrator of children's books including the award-winning Tree of Life, Sea Monsters, Make a Change: Shapes, and Make a Change: Opposites. She also works as a designer at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto.