Where is Antarctica? Does anyone live there? Do any plants grow in Antarctica? This book answers these questions and more as it introduces young readers to the continent of Antarctica through age-appropriate maps, engaging photographs, and simple text. Topics covered within the book include where the continent is, climate, geography, animals and plants, natural resources, and famous places.
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.40h x 7.50w x 0.20d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 4
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 159580 / Introducing Antarctica
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2014 pg. 206 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw
About the Author
Ganeri, Anita: - Anita Ganeri is an award-winning author of information books for children. Educated at Cambridge University, she has written more than 300 books, including the best-selling 'Horrible Geography' series (Scholastic Children's Books) which won a 2009 Blue Peter Book Award. She writes widely on animals and the natural world. A recent title for Raintree, A Day in the Life of Rainforest Animals: Capybara, has been shortlisted for a Maryland Blue Crab Award 2012. Anita lives in the north of England with her husband, children and assorted pets.
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