Synopses & Reviews
Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular trusted series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics.
Given todays concern with the state of the environment, an understanding of the forces that shape Earth has never been more important. Available in paperback for the first time, Navigators: Planet Earth by Barbara Taylor is an authoritative and visually engaging look at this planet we call home, from the forces that made it to its environments, weather, landscapes, resources, and the impact humans continue to have on its fragile processes. Throughout, readers will find callouts, links, and quotes to take their exploration beyond the book. A final chapter covers the things we can all do to save Earth for future generations.
Newtons Book News[T]he information covered [is] more kid-friendly due to a format that invites reading.
About the Author
Barbara Taylor, an experienced author and editor of childrens books, has written more than 100 titles about science, nature and the human body. Her KFK Animal Giants was longlisted for the 2005 Aventis Prize for Science Junior Prize. Barbara lives in Kent, England.