This beginner’s guide to tundras explores the unique attributes of one of the coldest and most extreme biomes on Earth, showcasing its beauty and its plant and animal diversity. From Cathryn and John Sill.
Author and former educator Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what tundras are, what kinds of animals and plants live there, and how certain species have adapted to the unique, harsh environment. The book covers the characteristics of Arctic, Antarctic, and alpine tundras. John Sill’s detailed, realistic paintings reflect the beauty and diversity of the habitat. A glossary and afterword provide more detail for further exploration.
Ideal for early childhood and elementary education units on biomes and environments, geography, habitats, and nature. This book showcases one of the most vulnerable habitats in the world and informs young readers about the importance of protecting it from human industrial activity, air pollution, and climate changes.
The award-winning About Habitats series introduces children to specific habitats and their living and nonliving components. Each book in the series provides information about the nature and characteristics of the habitat while the full-page illustrations expand on that information.