From the epic migration of the huge humpback whale to the unbelievable determination of the tiny hummingbird, come on a trip around the world and learn the story of each animal's migration and the reasons why they travel so very far. This vividly illustrated introduction to animal migration across land, sea, and air looks at the most astonishing journeys undertaken by animals around the world. From wildebeest to butterflies; polar bears to Leatherback turtles, each animal tells its own `micro story' about its incredible journey across a variety of terrain at different times of the year. Perfect for young animal lovers!
Laura Knowles has a background in children's publishing and is the author of We Travel So Far, Once Upon a Jungle, The Coral Kingdom and It Starts with a Seed, winner of the 2017 Margaret Mallett Award for Children's Non-fiction and shortlisted for the UKLA Book Award 2018. Her love of natural history, words and art have drawn her to work on books about animals and nature.
Chris Madden is a Salford-born editorial and lifestyle illustrator. Since graduating from Stockport College with a first-class BA honours degree in Design and Visual arts, his illustrations have appeared in many national magazines and newspapers.
Reviews of the sixth edition:
"The new edition of this student text provides an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the major environmental issues facing the world today and serves as an introduction to the past, present, and future impact of humans on Earth. Specifically, it explores the impact of humans on vegetation, animals, soils, water, landforms, and the atmosphere. Four completely new chapters explore how global climate change may impact Earth in the future."
- Natural Hazards Observer
"The book is filled with new information and intriguing examples that Goudie has selected to illustrate in each of his well-organised chapters."
- Environmental Geology