Flip the Flaps Planet Earth by Mike Goldsmith


Flip the Flaps Planet Earth by Mike Goldsmith

Zoom up through the protective layers of the atmosphere from the surface to outer space, following the Earth as it makes its yearly journey around the Sun. Discover the inner workings of our planet, and why volcanoes erupt and the earth sometimes quakes. Find animals in the forests and in the sea, and wonder at the amazing variety of life on our planet.


Horn BookThe approach is visually appealing. NSTA RecommendsThis is an informative book that will engage readers in a tactile way as they explore the text. . . . Some of the illustrations are labeled, providing additional nontextual information for readers. This book would be a nice inclusion in a classroom or school library because it builds on the natural curiosity of young children. . . . While the information is very general, it's appropriate for younger children who have questions such as What is it like deep underground? or What is at the bottom of the ocean?

About the Author

Dr Mike Goldsmith studied the philosophy of time and space at Keele University, where he also obtained his PhD in astrophysics. He was formerly the head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory and is now an author of non-fiction books for children.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 5


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Publication date

5th January 2012



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