Habitats of the World

by DK (Author)

Habitats of the World
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Take a tour through Earth’s most amazing habitats and discover the astonishing variety of life on our planet.

From forests and ocean to deserts and the frozen Poles, explore Earth’s major ecosystems and the different communities of animals and plants that live in each one.

Illustrated in incredible detail with CGI images, children aged 7-11 will pore over the pages of this breathtaking visual journey through Earth’s incredible ecosystems. Dip beneath the sunlit surface of the Coral Sea to discover a reef bursting with life. Voyage to the frozen north to find out which animals survive on the icy Arctic tundra. See the sunrise over the Sonoran Desert in spring as this arid landscape bursts into bloom. Find out how animals and plants are adapted to their environment and how they interact with their surroundings and each other, from a teeming tropical rainforest to the hostile conditions of a high mountain peak or the icy Poles. 

This incredible nature book for children features: 

  • 14 stunning double-page CGI illustrations, each showcasing a different habitat from across the world, from the Arctic to Australia. 
  • Details from the main scene are pulled out and placed around the edges of the page for readers to find in the illustration and to give extra information. 
  • All of Earth’s major habitats and the animals and plants that live there.
  • A lively and engaging introduction text guides the reader through each habitat, and draws out details from the artwork.

Habitats of the World is for anyone fascinated by the incredible diversity of life on Earth, perfect for children and parents to read together. Packed full of natural wonders and iconic animal species, this book shows how life on Earth is interconnected and knitted together in a delicate balance.
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Guided Reading Level
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publication date
March 14, 2023
BISAC categories
JNF051100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Science & Ecosystems
JNF003000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | General
Library of Congress categories
Habitat (Ecology)
Animal distribution
Plant distribution

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