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Discover Planet Earth / text: Nicholas Harris ; illustrators: Gary Hincks and Peter Dennis.

By: Harris, Nicholas [author.].
Contributor(s): Hincks, Gary [illustrator.] | Dennis, Peter, 1950- [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: My illustrated library: Publisher: Heatherton, Victoria : Hinkler Books, 2016Copyright date: ©2005Description: 32 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781488907517; 148890751X.Subject(s): Earth sciences -- Juvenile literature | Earth (Planet) -- Juvenile literature
Contents:
Inside the Earth -- Tectonic plates -- Volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- How rocks are made -- Rivrs -- Caves -- Glaciers -- Deserts -- Water -- Weathe rand clouds -- Storms -- Seasons and climates -- Global warming -- Index
Summary: We live in an amazing world, with all sorts of places and climates. But how was the world made and how do different types of weather occur? Discover Planet Earth explains the many features of the world, from rocks, deserts and caves to glaciers and rivers. Learn how clouds form, how the seasons occur and why earthquakes, volcanoes and storms happen.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Discover our world and beyond with these three Discover titles. These illustrated general-knowledge books are the ideal first reference titles for young, enquiring minds. With fun and interesting facts sprinkled throughout, and large, clean type, these titles will be favourites on the family bookshelf. Selling Points * Hardcovers make these titles very collectable. * Bright and attractive new cover design that with a new font that is carried throughout the internals. * Evergreen subject areas. * Great value.

Includes index.

Inside the Earth -- Tectonic plates -- Volcanoes -- Earthquakes -- How rocks are made -- Rivrs -- Caves -- Glaciers -- Deserts -- Water -- Weathe rand clouds -- Storms -- Seasons and climates -- Global warming -- Index

We live in an amazing world, with all sorts of places and climates. But how was the world made and how do different types of weather occur? Discover Planet Earth explains the many features of the world, from rocks, deserts and caves to glaciers and rivers. Learn how clouds form, how the seasons occur and why earthquakes, volcanoes and storms happen.