Curiosity Box: Animals by Peter Riley
  

Curiosity Box: Animals

Written by Peter Riley
Illustrated by Krina Patel
Part of the The Curiosity Box Series

RRP £12.99

Synopsis

Curiosity Box: Animals by Peter Riley

Animals takes a look at the five types of vertebrates on our planet: fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds. Find out about the types of habitats these animals live in, and all about teeth, bones, feathers, skulls, tadpoles, scales, eggs and loads of other fascinating science stuff about animals. Have you ever looked at the objects inside a curiosity box? What did you see and what did they feel like? Did you recognise some of them or were there things in there that you'd never seen before? These six book take the magical charm of collecting curiosities, joined with the science behind some of the wonders of the natural world. The mixture of full-colour photographs and beautiful illustrations will inspire children to take a closer look at objects and the world around them, and begin to question how and why nature designs things in certain ways. The Curiosity Box series is brimming with science and encourages Key Stage 1 pupils to engage with core science and nature topics, while developing other key skills in thinking and reasoning in an utterly absorbing and charming way. For children aged 6+.

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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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Peter Riley
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Publisher

Franklin Watts Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

29th August 2016

ISBN

9781445146379


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