Habitats by Peter D. Riley


Habitats by Peter D. Riley

A first science series that introduces young readers to basic science principles in a friendly and accessible way. Early scientific skills are taught through a combination of experiments, activities and key questions, designed to get young scientists thinking! Habitats explores the different places where plants and animals make their homes, and explains how they are suited to these different habitats.


Through a mixture of approaches, including experiments, activities and key questions, children are encouraged to think about the world around them. I's a friendly approach which really encourages children to reason about what they are learnning Parents In Touch

About the Author

Peter Riley was a science teacher for 25 years, 17 of them as Head of Science. His first book was published in 1981, and he has been a full-time author since 1996, with over 200 books published for children, students and teachers. He is the winner of the prestigious Schoolbook Award for Science in 2000, as well as being shortlisted for the Aventis Science Prize 2004 and nominated for the Educational Resources Award in 2009.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

11th February 2016



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