by Anna Claybourne

Hardcover(Library Binding)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583404256
Publisher: Black Rabbit Books
Publication date: 08/01/2004
Series: Geography Fact Files Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

What is a desert?4
Where are deserts?6
How deserts form8
How deserts change10
Water in the desert12
Studying deserts14
Mapping deserts16
Desert zones18
Desert wildlife20
Desert ecosystems22
Desert weather24
Dangers and disasters26
Desert resources28
Desert people30
Desert towns32
Desert farms34
Desert industries36
Desert tourism38
Managing deserts40
Deserts in danger42
Conserving deserts44
Further information47

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