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A bright, lively introduction to our world with simple text, amazing photographs and detailed illustrations. Provides simple explanations to questions such as “Why is night dark?” “How do earthquakes happen?” and “What is under the sea?” Includes free downloadable pictures and internet links to carefully selected fun websites.

Book information

Age
5+
Key Stage
KS1/2 G
Hardback
ISBN: 9781409514305
Extent: 64 pages
Dimensions: 276 x 216mm
Illustrator
David Hancock

Author information

Felicity Brooks

Felicity Brooks is an Editorial Director and writer at Usborne Publishing. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked as an actor, teacher and lexicographer before starting work in children’s publishing in the late 1980s. She has written and edited hundreds of children’s titles, including stories and novelty books for pre-schoolers and books about history, geography, languages, science, maths, nature and the arts. Her books have won the TES Senior Information Book Award, the Aventis Science Books Prize, the SLA Information Book Award, the Sheffield Baby Books Award and Practical Pre-school Gold and Silver Awards.

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Press reviews

“"Why is night dark”? “What’s under the sea?” “How do earthquakes happen?” This will help you out. Detailed images and simple text.”

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