The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems

by Rachel Ignotofsky

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Overview

An illustrated tour of the planet exploring ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to a single drop of water—from the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science.
 
Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth explains how our planet works—and how we can protect it—from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the cycles of nature, and more. Science- and nature-loving readers of all ages will delight in this utterly charming guide to our amazing home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399580413
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 09/18/2018
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 57,543
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

RACHEL IGNOTOFSKY is a New York Times-bestselling author, illustrator, designer. She graduated from Tyler School of Art's graphic design program and formerly worked as a senior designer and illustrator at Hallmark Greetings. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings, and more. She is the author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, and I Love Science.

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