Collins Big Cat Mapping Australia: Band 15/Emerald by Richard Platt
  

Synopsis

Collins Big Cat Mapping Australia: Band 15/Emerald by Richard Platt

Discover how people have mapped Australia - from songs that recorded what the landscape looked like, and early explorers' drawings, to modern maps and satellite images. * Emerald/Band 15 books provide a widening range of genres including science fiction and biography, prompting more ways to respond to texts. * Text type: An information book * Curriculum links: geography, history

About the Author

Richard Platt

As an artist
I've written about 60 books, mostly factual books for children. My first children's book was Incredible Cross Sections, which had fantastic illustrations by Stephen Biesty. One of the things I enjoy most about writing is that it gives me the chance to work with wonderful illustrators. When Chris Riddell drew the pictures for Castle Diary and Pirate Diary he managed to capture the characters of all the people in the stories exactly as I'd imagined them. I also love writing because people pay me to find out all this fascinating stuff about strange, wacky and obscure subjects. I spend far more time than I should trying to find amazing facts that bring a subject to life. I trawl through books at home (I've got 2500) and in dusty libraries.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Richard Platt
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Author's Website

www.richardplatt.co.uk/inde...

Publisher

Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

1st September 2016

ISBN

9780008163907


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