Children's Wildlife Atlas

Children's Wildlife Atlas by John Farndon

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Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781784939687
Publisher: QED Publishing
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From the rainforest to grassland, the desert to woodlands, wetlands to polar regions, this captivating, fact-filled atlas explores animal habitats around the world and the relationships between animals and their environment. Packed with detailed illustrations and stunning photography, each section looks at a different habitat, the animals that live there, and their behaviour and survival strategies, as well as migration, seasonal change and adaptation. Suitable for home or school, this is the perfect atlas for any young wildlife lovers.

John Farndon is an internationally renowned author of exciting and accessible science books for children and adults. His books have been shortlisted for numerous awards and have sold millions of copies worldwide, proving their perennial appeal.

Format: Paperback / softback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781784939687
Size: 8.268 in x 10.433 in / 210 mm x 265 mm
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Introduction.....................................................4

Tropical Grasslands......................................... 6

South American Tropical Grasslands................8

Survival in Grasslands.....................................10

African Grasslands.......................................... 12

Grazers and Browsers.....................................14

Australian Grasslands......................................16

Pouched Mammals........................................... 18

Tropical Rain Forests......................................20

Australasian and Asian Rain Forests...............22

Jungle Survival............................................... 24

South American Rain Forests......................... 26

Living on Trees...............................................28

African Rain Forests...................................... 30

Moving Through Trees...................................32

Deserts.......................................................... 34

African Deserts............................................. 36

Desert Survival...............................................38

Asian Deserts.................................................40

Wide-Open Spaces....................................... 42

American Deserts..........................................44

Scorching Sun................................................46

Temperate Woodlands................................... 48

Eurasian Temperate Woodlands.................... 50

Woodland Life...............................................52

North American Temperate Woodlands........ 54

The Woodland Year...................................... 56

Asian Temperate Woodlands..........................58

The Lost Forest............................................ 60

Australasian Temperate Woodlands................62

Safe on the Ground.......................................64

Temperate Grasslands.................................... 66

North American Temperate Grasslands......... 68

Prairie Prey.................................................... 70

Eurasian Temperate Grasslands.......................72

Life Under Grass........................................... 74

Taiga and Tundra.......................................... 76

Eurasian Taiga and Tundra.............................78

Living on Pines.............................................. 80

North American Taiga and Tundra................82

Beaver Home.................................................. 84

Wetlands....................................................... 86

North American Wetlands.............................88

Wetland Survival........................................... 90

European Wetlands........................................92

Living in Damp Places...................................94

African Wetlands..........................................96

Hippo World................................................. 98

Mountains and Polar Regions........................100

Mountains..................................................... 102

Polar Ice...................................................... 104

Animal Classification.....................................106

Animal Directory.......................................... 108

Mammals....................................................... 108

Reptiles.........................................................124

Amphibians................................................... 129

Birds............................................................. 132

Invertebrates.................................................145

Glossary........................................................ 156

Index............................................................. 157

Acknowledgments.........................................160