Big Picture Book of Environments

Author(s): John Long

Children Non-Fiction | English

With stunning images and a child-friendly text based on the latest scientific research, the award-winning author of The Big Picture Bookexplores the effects of changing climate on environments around the world.


Product Information

" 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

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.

General Fields

  • : 9781741754605
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.432
  • : May 2008
  • : 285mm X 218mm X 10mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Long
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 363.7
  • : 48
  • : Illustrations