Little Book of Our World by Felicity Brooks
  

Synopsis

Little Book of Our World by Felicity Brooks

This is a fact-packed book which introduces the amazing geography of our world to young children. It explains in simple text, from majestic mountains to dusty deserts, tropical rainforests to the icy arctic and underground caves to rolling ocean waves. It also includes information on the animals and people of the world, and how towns and cities are effecting the ecology of the planet and putting it in danger. It is illustrated with a combination of full colour illustrations and photographs. It is Internet-linked to help readers build on their knowledge by accessing over 100 relevant websites.

About the Author

Felicity Brooks

Felicity Brooks was born in Guildford in 1961. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked in Theatre-in-Education and as a freelance lexicographer and teacher of trainee pilots before starting a career in children's publishing nearly 20 years ago.

As well as devising numerous novelty books for babies and toddlers, she has retold myths and legends and worked on encyclopedias, dictionaries, history, geography, languages, poetry, picture books, science, maths and nature.

Her books have won the Practical Pre-school gold and silver medals, the Right Start gold award, The TES Senior Information Book award, La Science se Livre award and been short-listed for the Aventis prizes for science books.

Felicity lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and their seven-year old daughter, Olivia.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: 7+

Author

Felicity Brooks
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

26th August 2005

ISBN

9780746067284


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