26 April - 9 May 2021

The Last Bear by Hannah Gold offers young readers both a hopeful tale and a call to action on climate change - the idea that no one is too small to make a difference. Join the author in conversation with writer and environmentalist Lyndsey Croal about the growing trend of writing climate fiction for children - the challenges, the opportunities and the responsibility.

"There are no polar bears left on Bear Island. At least, that's what April's father tells her when his scientific research takes them to this remote Arctic outpost for six months. But one endless summer night, April meets one. He is starving, lonely and a long way from home. Determined to save him, April begins the most important journey of her life..."