How do the ocean currents move? What is a carbon footprint? Why does it rain? Readers are invited on a novelty-packed journey of discovery to find out how the earth works. (Ages 7-11) Answering a multitude of questions about how our world works, this fun, engaging book introduces the earth's important cycles and offers an exciting way to learn geography and science. Packed with illustrations and paper fold-outs, flaps, pops, and more to boost interactive learning, HOW THE WORLD WORKS encourages children to think about the impact of human actions on our environment, while engendering respect for the natural world and all its harmonies.
Christiane Dorion is a writer and educational consultant who has taught about sustainable development for more than twenty years. She lives in Surrey, England. Beverley Young has exhibited paintings in galleries throughout England. She lives in Cornwall.