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The Big Picture Book of Environments


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" Ages: 8 to 12+ " Reissued for Science Week 08 " Endorsement from Australian of the Year and author of The Weather-Makers, Tim Flannery " Author is Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria, a prolific and highly respected scientist and science communicator " Book printed on FSC paper and carbon emissions associated with its production neutralised through Climate Friendly " A world first in giving mid- to upper-primary schoolchildren such an up-to-date account of the Earth's climate - the changes that have occurred and what we can expect in the future " Every piece of information based on the latest scientific articles " Themes: Natural History/Science 'This enjoyable book is an important primer for children interested in the environment.' - Tim Flannery

About the Author

John Long was born in Melbourne, Australia and began collecting fossils at the age of 7. He was for many years Curator of Vertebrate Palaeontology at the Museum of Western Australia and is now Head of Sciences at Museum Victoria.


"A gem for fact-hungry kids." --Good Reading
"An important primer for children interested in the environment." --Tim Flannery, author, The Weather Makers
"Lucid, spare and lyrical . . . encourages people of any age to both understand the facts and marvel at the mystery and magnificence of evolution." --Reading Time
"The ultimate reference for any budding scientist." --Herald Sun

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