Simon Chapman - Amazon Basin - Hachette Children's Group

Amazon Basin

By Simon Chapman

  • Hardback
  • £13.99

Get stuck into exploring, and find out more about the world's amazing biomes, in these expedition diaries.

Simon is packed and heading off to a region of the Amazon Basin in northern Bolivia. Despite its size, it's a fragile biome, of mixed forest and river habitats. Simon plans to document his journey down the River Enatahua, but things go wrong right from the start: a rucksack is missing, along with his canoe ...

Simon Chapman, winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, brings geography to life, and his Expedition Diaries are a great way to introduce the world's biomes and habitats to children, direct from someone who's actually been in them - sometimes up to his neck! These books are perfect for sparking interest in this key school topic.

Biographical Notes

Simon Chapman is a British children's writer. His books include the Explorers Wanted! series, of which Explorers Wanted! At the North Pole won a Blue Peter Book Award inn 2005. Simon teaches physics at Morecambe Community High School in Lancashire.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781445156149
  • Publication date: 09 Nov 2017
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
The very personal approach of this expedition diary is a great way to make children feel really involved ... A gripping account that will really foster an interest in geography. Excellently done and very well illustrated. — Parents In Touch
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