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An exhilarating guided tour around the most amazing places on Earth, perfect for young adventurers with big imaginations!
Award-winning children’s author Anita Ganeri takes curious kids who love learning to the most incredible locations in the world. This science book for kids includes breathtaking images and mind-blowing facts about our majestic home — Earth!
Turn the pages to discover natural wonders, stunning vistas and other jaw-dropping places from around the world. Inside the pages of this book about Earth, you’ll discover:
• Over 100 far-flung locations around the globe with areas so incredible you’ll barely be able to believe they are real!
• Illustrations that explain key natural phenomena and reveal exciting, in-depth details about some of the locations you’ll explore.
• A world map showing all the places together, and locator maps show where each site is in the world.
• A foreword by Steve Backshall MBE – BAFTA and Emmy-winning English naturalist, explorer, philanthropist, author, and television presenter
Mount Everest and the Eiffel Tower are two of the most famous places to see on earth, but what if we told you our planet has more to offer? From waterfalls that look like they are on fire to a cave filled with twinkling blue glow worms and a bright pink lake, explore the most unbelievable, unusual and incredible places on Earth!
Beautiful, dazzling images and information explores why each place is unique. Delve into the science, geology, flora and fauna, as well as the historical or cultural significance of each of these natural wonders! It is perfect for children age 7 to cultivate a lifelong curiosity about the natural sciences and the wonders of the world around them.
About the Author
Anita Ganeri is a UK-based author of more than 600 non-fiction books, including the award-winning and best-selling Horrible Geography series, as well as many other books about animals and the natural world.
Steve Backshall is a BAFTA and Emmy-winning English naturalist, explorer, philanthropist, author, and television presenter.
His television work includes Expedition with Steve Backshall, Deadly 60, The Really Wild Show, and many others. He has also published several books for children and adults, including the biography Expedition.
In 2020, Backshall was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for services to charity and wildlife conservation and was awarded the Scientific Exploration Society Explorer of the Year Award.