Polar Lands

Polar Lands

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"KFYK" is a highly visual, accessible and inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite science subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs."KFYK Polar Lands" introduces readers to the poles. Children will meet the people who live inside the Arctic Circle, and the scientists who work in Antarctica. They will discover the incredible diversity of animal and plant life at both poles. They can marvel at polar light shows (auroras) and discover why it is so important to conserve the unique environments of the poles.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 194 x 255 x 6mm | 1,000g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Photographs and artwork
  • 0753411695
  • 9780753411698

Table of contents

6 Ends of the Earth; 8 Frozen features; 10 Light and dark; 12 Tundra in bloom; 14 Adaptable animals; 16 Who eats what?; 18 King on the ice; 20 Long-distance travel; 22 Life in polar seas; 24 Sea mammals; 26 Flying squad; 28 Crowds of penguins; 30 Inuit people; 32 A herder's life; 34 Polar exploration; 36 Modern life; 38 Scientific research; 40 Protecting wildlife; 42 Projects; 48 Index.show more

About Margaret Hynes

Margaret Hynes has been working in publishing for 13 years. During this time she has written a number of pre-school and children's titles, and has edited an array of books for children and adults on subjects as diverse as history, dinosaurs, football, science and animals.show more

Review quote

"'Highly visual and inspirational for young readers.' Teaching & Learning 'This is a coherent, lucid series... pure gold.' The Observer"show more

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