Explore the world’s greatest discoveries with Jake Williams and Simon Tyler at Ropetackle’s Children’s Literature Festival
Join our authors Jake Williams (Darwin’s Voyage of Discovery) and Simon Tyler (Adventures on Earth)[…]MORE >
Graphic illustrator Simon Tyler explores the extremes of our planet – and the people who venture there – in his bold and colourful style
Following on from the magnificent Adventures in Space, comes a compendium on a topic closer to home – our planet, the Earth. Learn about the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth – travel to the extremes of our environment. Discover the world’s most wild terrain – deserts, mountains, volcanoes, rivers, jungles, oceans, the polar regions and more – as well as the animals that live there and the people who have explored them. Find out how these regions are under threat from global warming and other issues, and learn what we can do to conserve them.
Bursting with information and illustrated in bold and colourful graphics, this book will grab the attention of all avid explorers – big and small.
'Map[s] out the age of exploration and commemorat[es] the achievements of some truly exceptional individuals ... This is a book that takes you to the highest and deepest, hottest and coldest places on Earth, igniting the imagination and urging you to explore further, to question, and to appreciate the majesty of the most extreme places on this planet.'
'Handsomely illustrated this information book is full of stories of adventure and exploration … Tyler’s striking graphic illustrations make the information even more memorable.'