The Big Picture Book of Environments
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|Format:||Hardback, 48 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 June 2008|
Our Earth is a remarkable place. We need to celebrate its diverse and complex beauty, and save it for future generations. With stunning images and a child-friendly text based on the latest scientific research, The Big Picture Book of Environments explores the effects of changing climate on environments around the world, including the great rivers, deserts, Arctic regions, cities, abyssal depths and forests. This is the perfect introduction to the complexity of climate change and what we can expect in the future.
About the Author
John Long was born in Melbourne, Australia and began collecting fossils at the age of 7. He was for many years Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Museum of Western Australia and is now Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria.
" Ages: 8 to 12+ " Reissued for Science Week 08 " Endorsement from Australian of the Year and author of The Weather-Makers, Tim Flannery " Author is Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria, a prolific and highly respected scientist and science communicator " Book printed on FSC paper and carbon emissions associated with its production neutralised through Climate Friendly " A world first in giving mid- to upper-primary schoolchildren such an up-to-date account of the Earth's climate - the changes that have occurred and what we can expect in the future " Every piece of information based on the latest scientific articles " Themes: Natural History/Science 'This enjoyable book is an important primer for children interested in the environment.' - Tim Flannery
|Publisher: ||Allen & Unwin|
|Dimensions: ||27.94 x 21.59 x 0.76 centimeters (0.44 kg)|