Synopses & Reviews
A comprehensive modern reference book all about rainforests for confident readers.
This book is far more than a collection of bugs and butterflies. It explores rainforests by continent, so the young reader gains first hand experience of the contrasts between the flora and fauna of South America, Africa, and India. It introduces indigenous people who reveal age-old secrets of survival in the forest. It explores how rainforests are exploited for every day products in everyones' homes. The latest research reveals newly discovered creatures unique to this book, and the current threat level to our planet as we continue to destroy Earth's most diverse habitat.
Este libro es mucho más que una colección de insectos, mariposas y otras criaturas. Explora la selva tropical continente por continente de una manera que los jóvenes lectores podrán experimentar de primera mano las diferencias que existen entre la flora y la fauna de América del Sur, India y África.
About the Author
Penny Arlon writes children's nonfiction, taking inspiration from her own children. Her books range from preschool titles to family reference books, and include the Art Attack books, based on the award-winning CITV (UK) children's television program, and all 14 titles in Dorling Kindersley's Eye Know series.