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Sarah Garré, Marijke Huysmans, Wendy Panders

The Wonderful World of Water

From Dams to Deserts

With illustrations by Wendy Panders
$ 24.99| £ 18.99 (* recommended retail price)

Dip into any page of this fun, fact-filled book and discover the endless ways that water impacts and sustains life on earth.

Water is our planet’s most important resource, yet it’s easy to overlook its significance in our daily life. This kaleidoscopic journey across the planet offers fascinating insights into how water is connected to the air we breathe, the food we eat, and how our own actions can upset the delicate balance of its cycle. Readers will learn about how water journeys from ocean to sky to mountains, rivers, soil and back again; how water purification works; the flora and fauna of the rainforest; cloud formations and the weather they predict; natural phenomena such as the tiger bush; why rivers flood; what causes a tsunami.

Presented in lively and engaging double-page spreads, each topic is explored with quirky illustrations, trivia, and sidebars that encourage further exploration and experimentation. Best of all, it makes young readers aware just how deeply entwined their futures are with the health of our planet’s water.

Translated from the Dutch by Anna Asbury
Original Title: Het Grote Waterboek
Originally published by: Uitgeverij Lannoo nv
With illustrations by Wendy Panders
Hardcover, 60 pages, 24,0 x 32,0 cm, 9.4 x 12.6 in, 60 color illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-7913-7550-2
US September 12, 2023
UK September 12, 2023
Status of delivery: This title is available.