Planet Earth for Curious Kids: An Illustrated Introduction to the Wonders of Our World, Its Weather, and Its Wildest Places! (Hardcover)
From the Earth's core to the highest mountain peaks, young readers can explore the wonders of planet earth with this beautifully illustrated, inspirational, and accessible guide.Written by award-winning science writer Anna Claybourne, this entertaining hardback brings earth science to life with fascinating facts and captivating full-color illustrations. Children can learn how plants breath, why the sea is salty, how humans evolved, how we can protect our planet and more Big new concepts pop off the page, thanks to vibrant diagrams, text boxes and engaging, energetic prose text. Topics include:
- Rocks and minerals
- Earthquakes and volcanoes
- Wildlife and habitats
- Climate and conservation Supporting STEM topics and school learning, this wide-ranging celebration of geography, earth science and ecology is perfect for kids aged 8-12. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Curious Kids series draws together a collection of meticulously researched, beautifully illustrated fact books, which are designed to bring STEM subjects to life in a relatable way, with a smart, modern visual sensibility.
Anna Claybourne is an award-winning science writer, and has written many books for Usborne Publishing, A&C Black and Franklin Watts. She writes mainly non-fiction, covering topics such as science, art, wildlife and fashion, but has also published books about Shakespeare, myths and legends and retellings of literary classics. She is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Alex Foster is an award-winning illustrator based in Margate, UK who specializes in map and children's illustration. He has worked on books for all ages, including adult novels; he has created maps for the Royal Dahl Literary Estate; he runs the map print website Mapsy; and he's even designed a luxury clothing line. His art has been exhibited internationally and in 2015 he won a World Illustration Award from the Association of Illustrators.