The Earth Book by Jonathan Litton

The Earth Book

Written by Jonathan Litton
Illustrated by Thomas Hegbrook

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April 2017 Fascinating Facts Book of the Month This beautiful information book explores all aspects of our planet, this ‘tiny sphere that orbits an ordinary, middle-aged star in a quiet backwater of the Milky Way’. It examines the inner workings of the Earth; looks at life, from the smallest beings to the mightiest, past to present; opens up the huge variety of ecosystems; and ponders the impact humans have had and are having. The tone is one of conversation as author Jonathan Litton explains often complex topics in relaxed and accessible language. Thomas Hegbrook’s soft, ethereal images do more than illustrate the text. An inspiring book to send readers exploring even further. ~ Andrea Reece


The Earth Book by Jonathan Litton

The Earth Book combines a vast variety of information in easy-to-process, bite-sized paragraphs with stunning illustration, making it an accessible and enjoyable read even for younger ages. Delve into the fleeting beauty of our lonely planet, from a carnival of natural wonders to influential earthlings and super cities.

Beautifully Illustrated, with each spread spanning an informative and intriguing topic, The Earth Book is a visual spectacle, as well as a compelling learning tool.


“Litton puts humanity’s relatively brief presence on Earth…into sharp perspective.” – Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Jonathan Litton

Jonathan Litton has written numerous children's books in prose and verse. He loves using his science background to write about sea creatures, space and saving the planet, but is also fond of penning stories about pirates, princesses and picnics. When not writing, he can usually be found on his bike.

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Book Info


64 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 12 years


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360 Degrees an imprint of Little Tiger Press Group

Publication date

6th April 2017




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