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Briony Barr Briony Barr i(9566392 works by)
Born: Established: 1978
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Scotland,
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United Kingdom (UK),
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Western Europe, Europe,
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Gender: Female
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1 1 y separately published work icon The Forest in the Tree Ailsa Wild , Briony Barr , Gregory Crocetti , Aviva Reed (illustrator), Clayton : CSIRO Publishing , 2020 19555233 2020 single work picture book children's

'This is a story about trees and fungi connected through a 'wood wide web' - told by one tiny fungal spore.

'A little fungus meets a baby cacao tree and they learn to feed each other. They cooperate with a forest of plants and a metropolis of microbes in the soil. But when drought strikes can they work together to survive?

'The fourth book in the Small Friends Books series, this science-adventure story explores the Earth-shaping partnerships between plants, fungi and bacteria.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Nema and the Xenos : A Story of Soil Cycles Ailsa Wild , Gregory Crocetti , S. Patricia Stock , Aviva Reed (illustrator), Briony Barr (illustrator), Clayton : CSIRO Publishing Scale Free Network , 2019 16948054 2019 picture book children's

'The tale of a tiny worm, the bacteria that live inside her, and a tree being munched on by a grub.

'This is a story about tiny creatures that live in the darkness of the soil.

'When a tree cries out in pain, some unexpected heroes come to the rescue. Nema and her gang of young nematodes (tiny worms) embark on a dangerous journey underground. The Xenos, a group of wise but deadly bacteria, hitch a ride. The story of how they help the tree is full of action, life-or-death challenges and microscopic warfare. It is a story of co-operation and ancient partnership, about events happening all over the Earth, in the hidden worlds beneath our feet.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2 y separately published work icon The Invisible War : A Tale on Two Scales Ailsa Wild , Briony Barr , Gregory Crocetti , Ben Hutchings (illustrator), Collingwood : Scale Free Network , 2016 10777298 2016 single work graphic novel young adult

'While treating a patient with dysentery, Sister Annie Barnaby encounters a strain of lethal bacteria. As the invaders journey deep into her gut, the resident microbes must ght to survive. Annie’s life hangs in the balance. Enter the phage, a deadly predator, ready to wage war to protect their host.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2 2 y separately published work icon Zobi and the Zoox Zobi and the Zoox : A Story of Coral Bleaching Ailsa Wild , Aviva Reed (illustrator), Briony Barr , Gregory Crocetti , Melbourne : Scale Free Network , 2014 8355612 2014 single work picture book children's

With her home under threat from a warming ocean, Zobi, a brave rhizobia bacterium, teams up with a family of slow but steady Zoox (zooxanthellae). The coral becomes gravely ill and bacteria around them begin to starve. Can Zobi and the Zoox work together to save the day?

This book is about a symbiotic relationship. It tells the story of the microscopic friends living in a tiny coral polyp. (Source: Back cover)

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