I Wonder Why There's a Hole in the Sky

I Wonder Why There's a Hole in the Sky : and Other Questions About the Environment

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This is a highly popular and long-running series that explores the questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way."I Wonder Why There's A Hole In The Sky" takes a look at our environment, how we are damaging it, and what we can do to save it. It answers all the relevant questions about the state of the planet, covering important topics such as pollution, global warming, endangered animals, climate change and extreme weather. It is a perfect introduction to 'green' issues for young readers.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 224 x 274 x 6mm | 158.76g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • full-colour artwork illustrations throughout
  • 0753417049
  • 9780753417041
  • 1,096,334

Table of contents

4-5 Why is there life on Earth?; 6-7 What is the blanket around the Earth?; 8-9 Why are trees the bee's knees?; 10-11 Who gives off gas?; 12-13 Is it me or is it hot in here?; 14-15 When do banks burst?; 16-17 What's up with the poles?; 18-19 Why is there a hole in the sky?; 20-21 How can water be bad for you?; 22-23 Why are some animals on the move?; 24-25 Whose energy never runs out?; 26-27 Why say 'bye to flying?; 28-29 Why is waste a waste?; 30-31 How can I make my home green?; 32 Index.show more

Review quote

"Provides young children with an excellent starting point for exploring their universe." Child Education "Designed to capture the imagination." School Librarian"show more

About Sean Callery

Sean Callery is a writer and primary-school teacher. He has written a number of information books for publishers such as HarperCollins and Which?, as well as musicals and educational articles.show more

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