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Wilderness - Jungle, Rain Forest, Tundra, Taiga, Savanna, and Desert

Written by Mia Cassany

Illustrated by Marcos Navarro

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Jungle, Rain Forest, Tundra, Taiga, Savanna, and Desert

April 2019 Non-Fiction Book of the Month | A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month April 2019

Take an inspiring journey into sixteen very special and important landscapes each of which is brought to life in glorious large-scale illustrations. These set the scene for amazing dramas of nature that are taking place within them. From tropical rainforest to scorching deserts, these protected environments are home to rare and beautiful animals and plants which are shown here in glorious illustrations that display their finest details. While the illustrations will draw the readers in, there is also a wealth of information included in the fact file at the end making this a book that is full of value as well as beauty.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for April 2019:

Jasper Space Dog by Hilary Robinson

Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons

Watership Down Gift Picture Storybook by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Big Cat by Emma Lazell

Mister Cleghorn's Seal by Judith Kerr

Wilderness by Mia Cassany

Wilderness - Jungle, Rain Forest, Tundra, Taiga, Savanna, and Desert Synopsis

This captivating book brings the natural world into sharp focus. Beautifully coloured and intricately detailed illustrations depict places as exotic and wide-ranging as Senegal's Niokolo- Koba National Park, Russia's Sikhote-Alin mountain range, the Sinharaja Forest Reserve in Sri Lanka, Daintree National Park in Australia, the Mexican desert, and China's bamboo forests. The animals that live in these remote places, cleverly hidden in the trees, plants, and flowers, create a marvellous challenge for young readers to find and identify.

Each spread contains more than twenty different species including birds, snakes, frogs, iguanas, leopards, tigers, gorillas, pandas, and wolves. The back of the book is filled with additional information about the animals and their habitats. Young readers will find much to discover, explore, and learn in this absorbing celebration of our planet and the amazing creatures we share it with.

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ISBN: 9783791373720
Publication date: 04/04/2019
Publisher: Prestel
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9783791373720
Publication date: 4th April 2019
Author: Mia Cassany
Illustrator: Marcos Navarro
Publisher: Prestel
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 48 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Animals, Natural History, Reference Books
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks, Star Books

About Mia Cassany

Mia Cassany is the author of numerous children's books including An Atlasw of Imaginary Places and Great Ports of the World (both by Prestel). She is the co-founder of Mosquito Books. She lives in Barcelone, Spain. Mia Cassany (c)Mosquito Books Barcelona 2018 (2).jpg

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