Byman, J., Kumpulainen, K., & Renlund, J. (under review). Lingering with Multispecies Kin: Re-Turning to Encounters between Children, Invertebrates, and Amphibians. In K. Riley, P. Rautio, and S. Jukes (Eds) Relational Ontologies and Multispecies Worlds: Transdisciplinary Possibilities for Environmental Education. The Australian Journal of Environmental Education.

Wong, C.C, Kumpulainen, K, Renlund, J, and Byman, J. (under review). Children’s Ecological Imagination and Climate Change: A Relational Approach.

Renlund, J., Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J., & Wong, C. C. (2023). Rhizomatic Patchworks: A post-qualitative inquiry into child-environment-researcher aesthetic encounters. Digital Culture & Education, 14(5), 107-126. Link

Kumpulainen, K., Renlund R., Byman J., & Wong C.C. (under press). Trees that invite children to story with the more-than-human world.

Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J. Renlund, J., & Wong, C. C. (2023). Dialogic learning with the ‘more-than-human world’: Insights from posthuman theorising. In C. Damşa, A. Rajala, G. Ritella, & J. Brouwer (Eds.), Re-theorizing learning and research methods in learning research. Routledge. DOI: 10.4324/9781003205838-4

Kristiina Kumpulainen, Chin-Chin Wong, Jenny Byman, Jenny Renlund & Jennifer A. Vadeboncoeur (2023) Fostering children’s ecological imagination with augmented storying, The Journal of Environmental Education, 54:1, 33-45, DOI: 10.1080/00958964.2022.2152407

Byman, J., Kumpulainen, K., Renlund, J., Wong, C.-C., & Renshaw, P. (2023). Speculative spaces: Children exploring socio-ecological worlds with mythical nature spirits. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood0(0).


Byman, J., Kumpulainen, K., Renlund, J., Wong, C.-C. (9 December 2022). Kuriton ja kehollinen tarinointi elävöittää lasten ekologista mielikuvittelua. Puunvuoro, Puheenvuoro. Link

Renlund, J,  Kumpulainen, K, Wong, C.C, & Jenny Byman (2022) Stories of shimmer and pollution: understanding child-environment aesthetic encounters in urban wilds, Children’s Geographies, DOI: 10.1080/14733285.2022.2121914

Kumpulainen, K. (2022). Bridging dichotomies between children, nature, and digital technologies. In Kumpulainen, K., Kajamaa, A., Erstad, O., Mäkitalo, Å., Drotner, K., Jakobsdóttir, S. (Eds.), Nordic Childhoods in the Digital Age: Insights into Contemporary Research on Communication. Routledge.

Renlund, J., Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J., & Wong, C. C. (2022). ‘I could smell the sound of winter’: Children’s aesthetic experiences in their local forest through digital storying. In K. Kumpulainen, A. Kajamaa, O. Erstad, Å. Mäkitalo, K. Drotner, & S. Jakobsdóttir (Eds.), Nordic Childhoods in the Digital Age: Insights into Contemporary Research on Communication, Learning and Education (1 ed., pp. 142-153). Taylor and Francis Inc.

Byman, J., Renlund, J., Wong, C. C., and Kumpulainen, K. (2022). Listening to and learning from children’s voices and experiences in environmental discussions. Blogpost, Kone Foundation. link

Byman, J., Kumpulainen, K., Wong, C. C. &  Renlund, J. (2022) Children’s emotional experiences in and about nature across temporal-spatial entanglements during digital storying. Literacy (Oxford, England), 56 (1).

Nordström, A., Sairanen, H., Byman, J., Renlund, J., Sintonen, S. (2022). Widening Text Worlds in Finnish Early Childhood Education. In: Harju-Luukkainen, H., Kangas, J., Garvis, S. (eds) Finnish Early Childhood Education and Care . Early Childhood Research and Education: An Inter-theoretical Focus, vol 1. Springer, Cham.


Renlund J., & Byman, J. (2021). Lasten äänet ja kokemukset kuuluviin ympäristökeskusteluissa. Blogpost, Maj and Tor Nessling foundation. link

Wong, C. C., Kumpulainen, K., & Kajamaa, A. (2021). Collaborative creativity among education professionals in a co-design workshop: A multidimensional analysis. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 42, 100971.

Wong, C. C., Kumpulainen, K., Renlund, J. & Byman, J. (2021) Riddle of the Spirit: Cultivating children’s ecological imagination through multiliteracies pedagogy, proceedings of International Society of Learning Sciences (ISLS) 2021 Annual Meeting, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany.

Kumpulainen, K., Renlund, J., Byman, J. & Wong, C. C. (2021) Empathetic encounters of children’s augmented storying across the human and more-than-human worlds. International Studies in Sociology of Education. Link

Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J., Renlund; J., Wong, C. C., & Vadeboncoeur, J. (2021). Relational entanglements of children’s ecological imagination: An investigation into augmented storying [Accepted paper]. 2021 Annual American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference.


Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J., Renlund, J., & Wong, C. C. (2020). “Puu on vähän niin kuin ihminen, sekin alkaa itkeä” – Luontosuhde ja maapallon tulevaisuus lasten kertomana. In E. Pekkarinen, & T. Tuukkanen (Eds.), Maapallon tulevaisuus ja lapsen oikeudet (pp. 51-67). (Lapsiasiavaltuutetun toimiston julkaisuja; No. 2020:4). Lapsiasianvaltuutetun toimisto. Link

Kumpulainen, K., Byman, J. Renlund, J & Wong, C. C. (2020). Children’s augmented storying in, with and for nature. Education Sciences, 10(6), 149. Link  

Wong, C. C. & Kumpulainen, K. (2019). Multiliteracies pedagogy promoting young children’s ecological literacy on climate change. In K. Kumpulainen & J. Sefton-Green (Eds.), Multiliteracies and Early Years Innovation: Perspectives from Finland and Beyond. London: Routledge. Link


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