Children's Wildlife Atlas

Author(s): John Farndon

Non-Fiction

A captivating, fact-filled atlas exploring animal habitats around the world, including rainforest, grassland, desert, woodlands, wetlands and polar regions.


This fascinating atlas takes a comprehensive look at different habitats around the world. Each section looks at the different regions of the world with that habitat, the animals that live there, their behaviour and survival strategies. The atlas covers migration, seasonal change, adaptation, and includes an animal directory. Packed with detailed illustrations and stunning photography, this is a book to explore and refer to time and again.


Product Information

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.

Introduction.....................................................4Tropical Grasslands......................................... 6South American Tropical Grasslands................8Survival in Grasslands.....................................10African Grasslands.......................................... 12Grazers and Browsers.....................................14Australian Grasslands......................................16Pouched Mammals........................................... 18Tropical Rain Forests......................................20Australasian and Asian Rain Forests...............22Jungle Survival............................................... 24South American Rain Forests......................... 26Living on Trees...............................................28African Rain Forests...................................... 30Moving Through Trees...................................32Deserts.......................................................... 34African Deserts............................................. 36Desert Survival...............................................38Asian Deserts.................................................40Wide-Open Spaces....................................... 42American Deserts..........................................44Scorching Sun................................................46Temperate Woodlands................................... 48Eurasian Temperate Woodlands.................... 50Woodland Life...............................................52North American Temperate Woodlands........ 54The Woodland Year...................................... 56Asian Temperate Woodlands..........................58The Lost Forest............................................ 60Australasian Temperate Woodlands................62Safe on the Ground.......................................64Temperate Grasslands.................................... 66North American Temperate Grasslands......... 68Prairie Prey.................................................... 70Eurasian Temperate Grasslands.......................72Life Under Grass........................................... 74Taiga and Tundra.......................................... 76Eurasian Taiga and Tundra.............................78Living on Pines.............................................. 80North American Taiga and Tundra................82Beaver Home.................................................. 84Wetlands....................................................... 86North American Wetlands.............................88Wetland Survival........................................... 90European Wetlands........................................92Living in Damp Places...................................94African Wetlands..........................................96Hippo World................................................. 98Mountains and Polar Regions........................100Mountains..................................................... 102Polar Ice...................................................... 104Animal Classification.....................................106Animal Directory.......................................... 108Mammals....................................................... 108Reptiles.........................................................124Amphibians................................................... 129Birds............................................................. 132Invertebrates.................................................145Glossary........................................................ 156Index............................................................. 157Acknowledgments.........................................160

General Fields

  • : 9781784939687
  • : QED Publishing
  • : QED Publishing
  • : March 2018
  • : 265mm X 210mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Farndon
  • : 160
  • : Paperback