Publisher Annotation: Covering the science, their various beautiful forms in nature, other amazing light forms and much more, this is the perfect book for budding scientists, artists or just lovers of all things rainbow. A beautiful book that captures the science, history and cultural significance of rainbows. This book is for anyone who wants to learn more about one of nature's most beautiful optical illusions!
"For fans of Aleksandra Mizielinska and Daniel Mizielinska's Maps, and our own Around the World series, is this illustrated map book that explores the neighborhoods of 16 kids around the world. Based on real kids and their families, the book highlights significant places in the community through the child's eyes, such as where they live, where they go to school and their favorite places to play. Where We Live is filled with fascinating stories that...
Did you know that worm poo in soil helps plants grow? Or that soil can affect climate change? Find out why, and many more amazing facts about the underground world in this beautifully illustrated nature book.
"Beneath the forest floor, drifting through the air, and growing inside other living things, fungi are everywhere. Fungi break down waste and help plants and animals grow, but they can also destroy buildings and turn ants into zombies! From tiny microbes tot he largest living thing, this is a world of strange shapes, magical colors, and fascinating science"--Back cover.
"Allí abajo, donde las pantas hunden sus raíces y los gusanos excavan sus galerías, hay un mundo oculto que aguarda a ser descubierto... Lleno de vida y rebosante de pequeños animales, el suelo que pisamos esconde un sinfín de historias fascinantes: cómo sobreviven las plantas en la aridez del desierto, cómo crecen los hongos, cómo puede ayundar el suelo a frenar el cambio climático." --
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