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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Joan Muller  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Illustrator

Audience: Children;

Born: in

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Illinois Connection

Muller lives in Evanston.

Biographical and Professional Information

Joan Muller is a scientist, writer, and quilter. In ''Gaia and the Golden Toad: A Tale of Climate Change,'' she pairs her passions for needlework and the environment to create a fact-based fantasy of Earth's renewal despite the devastations caused by global warming. All proceeds from the book benefit Citizens' Climate Education, a registered 501(c)(3) that empowers ordinary citizens by educating them about the scientific, economic, policy and environmental implications of climate change and climate change solutions: [].

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Titles At Your Library

Gaia and the Golden Toad: A Tale of Climate Change
ISBN: 1631778293

Mascot Books Inc. 2016

This fact-based fantasy tells of the travels of Earth's child: Gaia. As Gaia makes her usual rounds of the world, she soon discovers that much has changed and many of Earth's creatures have been harmed by climate change. Through her travels, Gaia learns that Earth's children offer hope for all creatures' survival.

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