Deserts are one of the harshest environments on Earth, but many plants, people and animals have made deserts their home and are adapted to living there. They have to be tough to survive the raging hot sun, icy nights, sandstorms and of course, very little (and sometimes no) rain. Read on to find out how they do it! Deserts are also changing. Some are being irrigated and used to grow crops, or they can be used for sport and leisure. Find out what changes we can expect for the deserts of the future. Amazing Habitats explores six main habitats.
Leon Gray is a highly experienced children's book author who has written titles on many subjects, from science and geography to world issues. Before becoming an author, he worked in book publishing in London. Leon now lives in Scotland and is married with three children.