Despite, or perhaps because of, having his books once banned in Swiss nurseries and Reagan’s America (he was a 1960s agitprop satirist), Tomi Ungerer has found acclaim as an illustrator and children’s writer. Though little known in the UK (he is a cult hero in his native France and in America), his imaginative, horror-tinged stories have had children – and adults – in thrall since the early 1970s.
Josie Jeffery has been seedbombing for three years, having had the best education: she grew up living on a bus with her family who collected and distributed seeds and rescued tree saplings from roadsides on their travels
Britain and Ireland enjoy a rich heritage of wild places and interesting artefacts, often greatly overlooked in the past as we sought holiday experiences abroad, neglecting what has always been under our noses
The Internet has provided amazing opportunities to explore and learn, and to push beyond a static conception of identity. We also know it has the potential to decentralise knowledge and control. However, an increasingly dark side is emerging, an invisible revolution in how we consume information
Having previously written Finding George Orwell in Burma, lived in Asia and learned the Burmese language, American Emma Larkin is well placed to write a reportage of this isolationist regime