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    • ISBN:9780750299312
    • Publication date:24 Nov 2016
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Life on Earth

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If you've ever wondered what keeps life on earth ticking, you've come to the right place. Using fascinating infographics, discover the fundamental processes behind animals' and plants' lives: how plants make energy; how predators hunt and how living things are recycled.

There are endless facts to learn about living things, but once you've absorbed them, do you really know how plants and animals work? They adapt and grow thanks to some incredible processes - and understanding them is the key to understanding life on earth. It's time to discover how animals reproduce, how plants protect themselves and how living things adapt. Pore over the step-by-step infographic art and fascinating facts to uncover the dazzling truth about the astonishing flora and fauna on our planet - then try out the mind-bending challenges on each page!

TOPICS:
How plants make energy
How plants reproduce
How animals reproduce
How predators hunt
How living things adapt
How animals see
How animals smell
How animals feel
How plants protect themselves
How animals protect themselves
How animals survive a shortage
How living things are recycled

The Infographic How It Works series is an exploration of the processes that make the world (and the universe) go round, from the activity in tectonic plates to the enzymes that break down food in our bodies. Each process is clearly explained using amazing infographics and essential facts - plus an experiment or challenge for readers to try, so they can keep the discovery going.

Other titles in the Infographic How It Works series:
Machines and Motors
Our Planet
Our Universe
Today's Technology
Your Body

Biographical Notes

Jon Richards is an award-winning author of non-fiction books for children. He specialises in visual literacy, infographics and data visualisation.

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  • ISBN: 9780750299695
  • Publication date: 10 May 2018
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
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