Me, microbes & I.

You are covered in microbes – tiny living (and nearly-living) things so small that you can’t see them without a microscope – bacteria, viruses, fungi and much more. So take a mosey around the microbial world to meet a few of the microscopic friends, foes, fun guys (and fartmongers) you never knew you had.

Me, Microbes & I is published in Australia by Hardie Grant Children’s Publishing (June 2021), in Spain by Edelvives, in China by Shanghai Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House, in Korea by Book Good Come, in the Czech Republic by EuroMedia, in Poland by Harper Kids, in Taiwan by Grimm Press, in France by ELCY, in Portugal by Editoria BookSmile, in Japan by Kobunsha, in Arabic by Hamad Bin Khalif Unversity Press, and in Germany (Die große Welt der Winzlinge) by Penguin Random House.

Me Microbes & I was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards 2022, listed as a Notable Book by the Children’s Book Council of Australia in 2022, and shortlisted for Poland’s Smart Book of the Year 2021 (an award for the best popular science book, organised by the Smart Books website and the Jagiellonian University).

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