Thames & Hudson

Open this book and explore the wonders of our planet! Find out how the Earth was formed, where life first evolved and when the first humans arrived. Explore its many treasures, travel beneath its surface and discover why it needs out help and what we can do to protect it…

Featuring five interactive pop-ups and gorgeous illustrations by Annabelle Buxton.

Everything you've always wanted to know about the Earth, in a pop-up format!

Annabelle Buxton's gorgeous illustrations are showcased in five interactive pop-ups:
A globe/cross section of the globe
A microscope showing the development of the living world
Fragile biodiversity portrayed as a house of cards
A tectonic plate
A waterfall

Accompanied by texts on the earth's natural resources, its biodiversity and the dangers that threaten it, this is a must-read for budding scientists and great dreamers.

About the Author

Anne Jankeliowitch is an environmental engineer. Annabelle Buxton’s illustrations have appeared in numerous books. She won the Prix Jeunes Talents from the Académie des Sciences des lettres et des arts d’Alsace in 2011. Olivier Charbonnel has been a paper engineer for nearly thirty years, and is the creator of many pop-up books.
Hardback Pop-up Book

Product details

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Product size

30 x 23 cm 22 pages


Hard back non-fiction pop-up book

Ideal for

Reading age 6 to 10 years


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