Explorers: Planet Earth by Dan Gilpin, Peter (Univ. of York, UK) Bull


Explorers: Planet Earth by Dan Gilpin, Peter (Univ. of York, UK) Bull

Explorers are designed to appeal to readers aged 6-8: those who are just starting to read alone and more confident readers who are beginning to exercise wider reading and cross-referencing skills. Lively, dramatic artwork scenes draw children into a subject, and each scene is followed by a photographic information spread that gives a wealth of extra detail. As a fun extra element, the reader can follow themed links to access information on related topics. In Planet Earth, young readers take a trip around the globe and examine the core subject of the Earth. Each spread focuses on a key aspect of earth science, from Earth's relationship to the Sun and Moon, to volcanoes, mountains, the seas, rainforests, the many ways we use the land and how maps work.

About the Author

Daniel Gilpin studied geology and zoology at university, and is a well-established author of non-fiction for children and adults, writing on a wide range of subjects. Daniel is also the author of the best-selling Planet Earth in the Basher Science series. Peter Bull has worked as a freelance illustrator for more than twenty-five years. He creates both traditional and digital art for publishers worldwide and also runs the Peter Bull Art Studio, based in the UK.

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Paperback / softback
32 pages


Dan Gilpin, Peter (Univ. of York, UK) Bull
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Publication date

8th May 2014



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