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Claire Eamer

Claire Eamer

Claire Eamer is a professional writer and winner of numerous awards for science writing for young people. She is the author of trade nonfiction books, primarily on science and history, for middle grades, as well as a picture book for preschoolers and primary grades. She has written about science in a variety of media and for all ages, from preschoolers to adults. Claire also writes fiction and has had stories published in the Young Adult science fiction and fantasy anthologies Tesseracts Fifteen: A Case of Quite Curious Tales and Polaris: A Celebration of Polar Science.

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Extremely Gross Animals: Stinky, Slimy and Strange Animal Adaptations. 2021, Kids Can Press
Out of the Ice: How Climate Change is Revealing the Past. 2018, Kids Can Press
Underneath the Sidewalk. 2017, Scholastic Canada
What a Waste! Where Does Garbage Go?. 2017, Annick Press
Inside Your Insides: A Guide to the Microbes That Call You Home. 2016, Kids Can Press
Before the World Was Ready: Stories of Daring Genius in Science. 2013, Annick Press
The World in Your Lunch Box: The Wacky History and Weird Science of Everyday Foods. 2012, Annick Press
Lizards in the Sky: Animals Where You Least Expect Them. 2010, Annick Press
Spiked Scorpions & Walking Whales: Modern Animals, Ancient Animals, and Water. 2009, Annick Press
Super Crocs & Monster Wings: Modern Animals' Ancient Past. 2008, Annick Press
Traitors' Gate and Other Doorways to the Past. 2008, Annick Press
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