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Can Mushrooms Save the World?


It’s a big question - can mushrooms save the world? Mushrooms and fungi are incredible, as are the mycologists who study them! Mushrooms may be small, but they are pretty big hitters when it comes to keeping our planet healthy. Check out...

- Giant fungi that used to rule the Earth
- Mushrooms that can clean up our oceans
- Fungi that turn ants into zombies!

...and so much more! Reading the incredible stories behind mycology, kids will be eager to find out the answers to... can mushrooms save the world? Beautifully bound with stunning illustrations, this book is guaranteed to become a bookshelf favourite.

Author: Eliza Jeffery

Illustrator: Daniel Limon

Format: 250 x 195mm. Hard cover

Extent: 40 pages self-ended

Pub Date: September 2024

Retail Price: £9.99

ISBN: 9781835691267

Age: 6 to 9 years

BISAC: JNF037030, JNF051100, JNF037020


Bookshelf Position: Science/Nature; Nonfiction

Discover more about mycologists


Find out what these scientists do, the amazing things they’ve discovered, and what it takes to become a mushroom expert!

More than just a book

The Big Questions Answered is more than just a series of books; it is a complete resource. Alongside each book is a host of free downloadable material to inspire and engage curious kids, and show them what adventurous opportunities are out there.

Teachers’ & Parents’ Resources Pack
With discussion prompts and questions, extra information and facts around key topics.

Young Mycolologists’ Activity Pack
Fun activities for wannabe mushroom experts, including creative writing, drawing, 
wordsearches and much, much more…

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