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Polar Eyes: a journey to Antarctica

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Put on your polar fleece, snuggle into your beanie and get ready to journey to Antarctica- the coldest, windiest, driest and most isolated continent on Earth. In 2007, my job as editor of CSIRO's Scientriffic magazine tool me to this strange place at the bottom of our planet.

I spent six weeks travelling with and visiting scientists at two of Australia's Antarctic research stations. They told me about science going on down south - from discovering secrets about our planets past, to finding out how life can survive in places colder than your freezer.

Polar Eyes includes all my interviews and observations as well as loads of hands-on activities: you can make an edible Antarctica, build an igloo, learn to be a parent - penguin style - and much more.

Take a peek inside here:

Runner up 2010 CBCA Book of the Year Award for Non-Fiction.