Veganism: Saving the Planet one Plant-Based Meal at a Time ~ Vegans Shun Animal Suffering, Help Health & Environment

Veganism: Some may think it’s a passing fad or trend which celebrities, especially young celebrities and their followers, are embracing. However there’s more to veganism than you might think, and the numbers of people adopting vegan diets have risen exponentially in the last 10 years. Matt Prior, a vegan and vegan activist in Hertfordshire, UK, says: “Veganism is a lifestyle, not […]

Single-Use Plastic – 5 Ways To Reduce Yours and Save the Earth ~ Easy ways to Reduce, Reuse or Recycle your Plastics

Single-use plastic is what it says: Plastic that’s been designed to be used once only, then thrown away. What a waste! We all know it’s a huge problem. Billions of tons of waste plastic lies about as litter, clogs up the oceans, and animals get caught and injured or killed by it. Plus plastic is made from fossil fuels (oil) […]

‘Animals in the Forest’ Review: Thought Provoking and an Absolute Pleasure to Read ~ Review in EducationOtherwise.org Newsletter Spring 2018

The Nature Conservation novel aimed at middle grade children, teens and young adults, ‘Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came‘, was recently reviewed by Education Otherwise, a major home education organisation in the UK. Kerri, the EO book reviewer, wrote: “‘Animals in the Forest’ is an absolute pleasure to read due to the superb descriptive detail and wide ranging vocabulary…It’s a […]

New Teens’ and Children’s Animal Rights Story to be Published Soon ~ Out Soon: Story about Zoo Animals in Confinement, With Facts and Websites

UPDATE June 2018: ‘The Zoo Animals’ Faraway Dream‘ has been published! Find out more here. If you or your kids are into reading about the natural environment, green issues, ecology, animals or saving the planet, then my next book, ‘The Zoo Animals’ Faraway Dream‘ is for you! It’s a story about living behind bars, told from the perspective of zoo […]

Children’s Writing Workshops at Waterstones Bookstores ~ Kids' Writing Workshops with Local Author in Hertfordshire

UPDATE May 2018: I’m offering more Kids’ Writing Workshops at Waterstones Hatfield, Waterstones Welwyn Garden City, and Harpenden Books during May Half-Term (28th-31st May 2018). Contact the stores to book your place! UPDATE April 2018! The 2pm-3pm workshop on Monday 9 April 2018 is now fully booked, so we’ve added a second workshop at 11am-12noon. Hurry and book your place (ages […]

Radio Interview: Nature Conservation Novel ‘Animals in the Forest’ ~ Kathryn Rose Newey Interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio

Nick Coffer interviewed me live on BBC Three Counties Radio about my nature conservation / environmental fiction book ‘Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came‘ early in January 2018. Listen to the podcast of the interview here. Here’s some more information about the ‘Nature Conservation Fiction’ genre: What exactly is ‘nature conservation fiction’ or ‘environmental fiction’? It’s a relatively unexplored […]

What are ‘Animal Rights’ and why should we care about Animals? ~ Caring about Animals Goes Further than Fluffy Bunnies

The term ‘Animal Rights‘ is everywhere these days. To the point where perhaps it’s easy to dismiss, like the myriad of other things vying for our attention in the modern world. But here’s why the rights of animals are important… Now we could get into ethics and philosophy, but to me it’s simpler than that.  Firstly we can often see the […]

Environmental Activists and Indigenous Tribes Honoured ~ Environmental Fiction Teaches Readers Facts in the Real World

Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came is much more than just a story from the animals’ point of view. It’s also “a story to save the Earth”! But how does one story save the Earth, you ask? The story itself is about an increasingly concerning environmental issue – humans ‘developing’ land where wild animals live. On other […]

‘Animals in the Forest’ Paperback and e-Book now available! ~ Environmental Fiction Title Aims to 'Save the Earth'

Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came is now conveniently available as either paperback or e-book versions on Amazon. You can get your paperback or e-book here:   Amazon.co.uk  or   Amazon.com    Kids’ books are meant to be enjoyable, readable and fun, and that’s wonderful. But often they’re not about real things in the real world, and they don’t always encourage thinking and questioning. […]

‘Animals in the Forest’ – Published! ~ Environmental Fiction Title Available in Paperback and eBook

News alert: The paperback and e-book versions of Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came have been published! Get yours from:  Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com  “I can say the author cares about animals and the environment very much. Deep down in her heart she wants us all to care, like her, and protect the forest and its living creatures. Kathryn Rose Newey is […]