What you say (and how you say it) has the power to change the world. Democracy gives you that power. Democracy is people power. But does democracy really matter? How does it work? And what exactly is democracy, anyway?! Get set to speak up and learn how you can create positive change in your corner of the world.

‘An age-appropriate look into an important part of our society. Posing simple questions about the nature of democracy … then giving detailed yet easy-to-comprehend answers.’ Books+Publishing

Democracy! was created in consultation with The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Canberra. With special thanks to Dr Stephanie Smith. The US edition was reviewed in consultation with Prof Susan Stokes at the University of Chicago.

Democracy! was listed as a Children’s Book Council of Australia Notable in 2024.

Democracy! is published in Australia by Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing (April 2023), in Taiwan by Grimm Press, in the UK by Hardie Grant London, in Portugal by Editora, in Turkey by Nemesis Kitap, in France by ECLY, in Spain by Edelvives, in Korea by BookGoodCome, in Israel by Keter Books, in Greece Psichogios Publications, in Japan by Kawade Shobo Shinsha, and in Brazil by Companhia Das Letras, in Italy by Caissa Italia, and in the USA by Bright Light Books.

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