Imogen Taylor-Creating the Next Wilderkids

October 17, 2017

 

 

Imogen Taylor is on a mission, one which has taken her on a journey from a successful career in law to now writing and illustrating meaningful books for children, and in this episode of MHP she explains why she wants to save endangered wildlife-with a little help from her readers. 

 

Imogen discusses her latest book, the first in a series that features a delightful group of young wildlife warriors called The POWeS, she shares some of the complexities around writing about wildlife poaching for young people, and explains why she’s quite a fan of youtube. 

 

Having been fortunate enough to travel around the world herself, Imogen reflects upon her deep desire to instil a love of wildlife and wild places in children, which includes visiting schools and creating meaningful life changing books. 

 

Imogen Taylor is an author and illustrator of children’s books. A qualified lawyer , she left her job at a top UK law firm to settle in Australia, and dedicate her life to helping the planet through her stories. She volunteers at the charity Animal Works and donates a portion of her book sales to other wildlife organizations. Her latest book is The POWEs And The Disappearing Tusks, and she has just launched a new podcast called Wilderkids. 

 

You can find out more about her, the books and the podcast at www.the-powes.com

 

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