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About this book

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See inside Planet Earth

  • A brilliant flap book that delves deep into the mysteries of the geography of the Earth.
  • Each page is covered with flaps that reveal and explain the Earth's structure, climate and environments, from desert to arctic tundra.
  • Includes pages revealing the problems of climate change and ways to reduce global warming.
  • With over 80 sturdy flaps, and internet links to websites to find out more.
“likely to make a significant contribution to geographical education.”
Judges' comment - Geographical Awards 2009

Katie Daynes

Katie Daynes

Katie Daynes has written oodles of books for Usborne, from lifting the flaps on germs and poo, through things to spot in the sea and at school, to the life stories of Nelson Mandela and Marie Antoinette. She wrote My First Chess Book after being taught by her son, Joe Birks, who became the British Under 9 Chess Champion in 2017. She now lives in Yorkshire with her architect husband, two inquisitive children and a hamster called Toffee. When she’s not writing books, Katie likes walking on the blustery moors, meeting friends for coffee and playing competitive board games.


Press Reviews

Loads of easily accessible information is packed into this attractive interactive information book. Busy spreads draw readers in to explore different aspects of the Earth from where it is in the solar system to the geography you can find on it. And it’s easy to discover more by opening flaps.
Julia Eccleshare, www.LoveReadingforKids.co.uk
Lift the flaps on each brightly coloured page of this book to uncover lots of amazing information about how the Earth works.
The Week Junior
With over 80 flip-up panels, and packed with cheerful, cartoonish illustrations, this is an enjoyable, geographical starting point for age six upward. How can any youngster lift a flap in this book and not want to save the world! Winner of a silver award from the Geographical Association, when it was published in 2009, it's jokey and enticing, and 20p from every copy sold goes to Friends of the Earth.
The Guardian
This book would be an immediate hit in your class library, as it follows the popular interactive ‘flap’ format, loved by all children.
Primary Geographer
With over 80 flaps, this lively guide to our planet is packed full of interesting snippets of information, ideal for dipping into.
junior Education - Ten of the best geography resources
This book will tell your children all the things they need to know about the climate and nature and the world around them and give them an idea of how different other countries are.
Croydon Advertiser Book of the Week
A great way to inspire early interest in science and geography. This entertaining book is bound to captivate children as it explains the mysteries of Earth's geography and reveals hidden secrets of life on our planet with bright illustrations, fun facts and pull up flaps. A thought provoking book for kids.

youfirst magazine Issue 18 Summer 2008
"perfect for readers aged 6+"

Write Away Website
The wealth of detail in the colourful, cheerful, cartoon-style illustrations makes repeated readings rewarding. There is a strong environmental theme throughout the book, and the final double-page spread is devoted to the small changes everyone can make to combat climate change.
BookFest Ireland’s Recommended Reading Guide 2008

Reader Reviews

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My five year old is very interested in facts and loves this book. Since having it we have gone on to buy several more of the series, all of which he finds really interesting and asks for over and over again. His other particular favourite is 'See under the Sea'.

Ann Davidson, 15th February 2010

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