- Antarctica is the driest, coldest and windiest continent on Earth. Even though it is a harsh and difficult place to live, Antarctica is home to more than a thousand plant and several hundred animal species. Antarctica has 90 per cent of Earth’s ice and plays a major role in our weather. Scientists from around the world live and work in Antarctica to better understand the future of our planet. Welcome to The Big Book of Antarctica.
- Charles is a children's picture book author. He has written a number of titles for Wild Dog Books across a range of series. These include Our Past: Convicts and Gold, the Extreme Weather series, the Going Supernova series, Butterflies, Horses and Honey Bees CloseUp, the Then & Now series and one-off titles Hunters & Hunted, Fantastic Facts, Gross Facts and The Book of the Sun and the Stars.
- A fun and colourful approach to the mysterious world of Antarctica, covering its history of discovery and exploration, the plant and animal life that lives there and its use by humans throughout history. These wide-ranging topics are richly captured in glossy images and relatively small chunks of text. Complimenting the images are large and brightly coloured words on each page, which will be sure to attract even the most reluctant of readers.
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