An illustrated journey through the world's ecosystems that chronicles the plants and animals that live there and explains how they--and planet Earth--work, from the New York Times best-selling author of Women in Science.
Beautifully combining art and science, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earthis an illustrated tour of the planet that reveals ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to ponds, backyard gardens, and even a drop of water. Through exquisite drawings, maps, and infographics, New York Timesbest-selling author Rachel Ignotofsky makes earth science accessible and entertaining, explaining how our planet works, from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the carbon cycle, weather cycles, and more. Perfect for nature-loving readers ages 10 and up, this is an utterly charming and educational guide to the world we live in.
Published: 1 October 2018
Imprint: Ten Speed Press