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Our primary school rainforests KS1 and KS2 books will help children understand more about their importance. They are accessible and informative and full of illustrations and photographs.

  • Black Friday

    Starters Collection - 8 Books

    Nick Pierce

    Product Code: STTE
    Collection 7 years +
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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

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  • Journey to the River Sea

    Eva Ibbotson

    Product Code: JOR2
    Paperback 9 years +
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    A huge favourite with us at Book People and described by the Sunday Times as 'the most perfect children's book', Eva Ibbotson's Journey to the River Sea is an enchanting read that proves that every kid should live their life full of adventure.

    The story of an orphan shipped to her distant relatives, Maia is disappointed when she is not welcomed with the open arms she was expecting... but the wonders of the Amazonian rainforest soon make up for this!

    When she meets a mysterious boy who lives alone on the wild river shores, things become even more extraordinary. A beautiful, traditional adventure story, we just know you will adore this book.
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  • Rainforest

    Catriona Clarke

    Product Code: APNXN
    Paperback 5 years +
    From the tops of the trees to the forest floor, this book is full of some of the weird and wonderful things that live there. But the world's rainforests are in danger - find out why and what will happen if people don't change the things they do. With fabulous photos and simple text, shows some of the weird and wonderful things that live in rainforests and describes the dangers facing them. Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.
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  • Fast Facts! Mysterious Rainforests

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AQXOJ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Which is the biggest snake? How many species of rainforest tree are there? Which creatures live high up in the canopy? Journey from the forest floor right up into the emergent layers of the rainforests - home to the most diverse and exciting range of wildlife on the planet. Fast Facts is a new series of high-interest, lower reading ability books aimed at fact-hungry children who enjoy information books but may be less confident readers or have difficulty with the usual quantity and level of text aimed at their age group.
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  • Amazon

    Product Code: ANLED
    Paperback 8 years +
    Engaging and entertaining reference guide about the Amazon river and rainforest - perfect for younger readers Discover the beauty and diversity of the Amazon rainforest, river and more. Eyewitness Amazon explores the largest and most biodiverse tract of tropical rainforest in the world, and the vast river that winds its way through it. Find out everything about the Amazon from the birds and animals that live their to the nine South American countries it extends across. Packed with all the essential information from the previous edition Eyewitness Amazon is now more interactive and colourful than ever with new infographics, statistics, facts and timelines making the book more engaging and educational for your child.
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  • Brazil

    Annabel Savery

    Product Code: APVPV
    Paperback 7 years +
    Going on holiday to Brazil or are you just interested in the country? Then this is the book for you. Discover Rio de Janeiro and experience the Carnival, then travel out into the countryside to see how people live and work in rural areas and to see the spectacular Igacu falls. Travel along the Amazon river and explore the rainforest before finally ending up in the capital, Brasilia after experiencing the food, culture and vibrancy of this amazing country. Told from the viewpoint of a young visitor and packed with interesting tips on where to go and what to see, these bold and colourful books explore countries through a travel diary. Been There! is a series of eight books focussing on some of the most exciting cities on the world. Suitable for children studying countries at KS2 or for children who are just fascinated by other cultures and customs.
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  • Exploring Rain Forests

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: ARINS
    Hardback
    Join intrepid explorers Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel the globe exploring the world's most exciting habitats! This book looks at rainforests around the world such as those in the Amazon, West Africa and Sumatra, taking in a multitude of amazing animals, plants, and trees along the way.
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  • It's All About... Riotous Rainforests

    Kingfisher

    Product Code: AOHUU
    Paperback
    Riotous Rainforests tells you everything you want to know about the world's rainforest regions, some of the most unique places on Earth. Discover the amazing array of wildlife, from noisy monkeys to tiny tree frogs, scary snakes to prowling jaguars. Riotous Rainforests is part of a great new collectible series called It's all about...It is packed with facts and stats, and there are eight amazing collector cards to tear out and keep. You can access a free downloadable audio of Riotous Rainforests by logging onto the special URL address on page 3. Riotous Rainforests has a Contents page as well as a Glossary and Index. You can check out the other titles in the series at the back of the book.
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  • Exploring Rain Forests

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: AMYPU
    Paperback 5 years +
    "Join intrepid explorers Benjamin Blog and his inquisitive dog Barko Polo as they travel the globe exploring the world's most exciting habitats! This book looks at rainforests around the world such as those in the Amazon, West Africa and Sumatra, taking in a multitude of amazing animals, plants, and trees along the way."--
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  • Find Out About Rainforests

    Jen Green

    Product Code: AGHUR
    Hardback
    This title comes with 20 projects and more than 250 pictures. You can explore the tallest treetops, reveal the noises of the rainforest canopy, and unveil the secrets of the dark and dank forest floor with this exciting book. It includes 20 practical projects that help you understand the mysterious world of the rainforest. You can grow rainforest plants, make plaster casts of animal tracks, propagate exotic seeds, conduct a forest survey, construct a shelter, and much more. More than 250 illustrations include photographs and specially commissioned explanatory diagrams. It is ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. Rainforests cover only about six per cent of the Earth's surface, and yet they are home to more than half of all the species of plants and animals in the world. This fascinating book follows lemurs and sloths as they climb the branches of trees, and shows a viper swallowing its prey. Watch a hummingbird feed while it hovers in the air, and learn how lizards 'fly' through the forest. Fascinating and easy-to-do projects, such as tracking animals, planting a mini-jungle and making a hammock, enable you to learn more about life in the rainforest. Measure and identify various types of trees, search for minibeasts, and learn the difference between tropical and temperate rainforests. With over 250 stunning photographs and illustrations, as well as lively and informative text by an award-winning children's natural history writer, this is the perfect fun learning book.
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