Posts by Meghan Cummins
What beaches can teach us: learning while exploring
Heading out to explore beaches and seashores? There is so much to learn from observing our coastlines. Here is some inspiration to get the whole family engaged with nature.
Bringing Diprotodon to Life
How do you bring to life an animal that hasn't walked the earth for 45,000 years? We spoke to Bronwyn Saunders and Andrew Plant, the author and illustrator behind Diprotodon, to find out what's involved.
How well do you know Australia’s most beloved birds?
Will you just wing this quiz or will you fly high?
Meet our Books Commissioning Team
Get to know the faces behind CSIRO Publishing's books and learn what kinds of ideas get their attention.
Staff Picks for Book Week: 10 Ideas to Get You Ready
If you're feeling stumped this Book Week, we've put some ideas together for you.
Six Reptiles You Might See in the Northern Territory
Authors and ecologists Brendan Schembri, Chris Jolly and Stewart Macdonald share six iconic reptiles to look out for on your next trip to the Top End.
Writing About Nature: Meet Julie Murphy
Former zookeeper and now children's book author, Julie Murphy, is perfectly placed to tell the story of the mountain pygmy-possum and its relationship with bogong moths. Find out what inspires her and how she approaches writing.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Ben Clifford
Ben Clifford is the artist behind the incredibly realistic illustrations in Tiny Possum and the Migrating Moths, a story about the critically endangered mountain pygmy-possum. Ben told us about the origin of and inspiration for his art.
Science Illustrated: Q&A with Alicia Rogerson
Alicia Rogerson is the illustrator of One Potoroo: A Story of Survival which is a tale of the world’s most endangered marsupial, the Gilbert’s potoroo. We talk to her about her artistic process and ask for advice for aspiring illustrators.