Simon Chapman - Borneo Rainforest - Hachette Children's Group

Borneo Rainforest

By Simon Chapman

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  • £13.99

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

Simon is flying to the island of Borneo in the South China Sea. He plans to travel by boat and plane, and trek through one of the world's oldest rainforests to find orangutans in their natural equitorial habitat. He'll be sketching some of the island's 1,000s of species of tree, mammal and bird along the way.

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.

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  • ISBN: 9781445156804
  • Publication date: 26 Jul 2018
  • Page count: 48
  • Imprint: Franklin Watts
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