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Elin Kelsey


Elin Kelsey is an internationally respected leader in the field of environmental science and education, as well as the award-winning author of Not Your Typical Book about the Environment. She consults around the world on environmental projects and is a Research Fellow at the Cairns Institute, James Cook University, in Australia and an adjunct professor at Royal Roads University in British Columbia. Her books for children include Wild Ideas: Let Nature Inspire Your Thinking and You Are Stardust, both of which are insightful and fascinating introductions to the natural world.

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  • How to Explain

    This session brings together three children’s writers for a conversation about how we help children navigate sophisticated ideas.