Democracy! A positive primer on people power. Discover what defines a democracy and why your voice matters.

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What you say (and how you say it) has the power to change the world. Democracy gives you that power. Democracy is people power.

But does democracy really matter? How does it work? And what exactly is democracy, anyway?! Get set to speak up and learn how you can create positive change in your corner of the world.

The brilliant new picture book from bestselling Australian author–illustrator Philip Bunting, created in consultation with The Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House, Canberra.

Democracy! is full of fascinating and engaging information about democracy, and provides young readers with easily digestible information about the importance of their voice. It is filled with handy tips on how to engage in community discussions, from petitions to peaceful protests, and explains the history of democracy in a funny and positive way.

‘An age-appropriate look into an important part of our society. Posing simple questions about the nature of democracy … then giving detailed yet easy-to-comprehend answers’ Books+Publishing
 

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ISBN:

9781761211478

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

32

Dimensions:

27cm x 22cm

Weight:

390g

RRP:

$24.99

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing

Published:

05 April 2023

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Philip Bunting

Philip Bunting is an author and illustrator, whose picture books deliberately encourage the reader to playfully poke around at the edges of their understanding. His books have been published in over 35 countries around the world, and have received multiple accolades.

Philip grew up in England’s Lake District, just down the road from Mrs Tiggy-Winkle’s place. He followed his heart to Australia in his early 20s, and