Amazing Islands


Discover over 100 of the planet’s most magical islands in this amazing guide. Their wildlife, history, diversity, people, cultures, treasures and much more are covered in super words and pictures.

This great book takes in islands that have been completely colonised by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial islands and even islands that were formerly prisons.  This sumptuously illustrated and informative book takes you on an exciting tour of some of the smallest land masses in the world.

Also included is a world map, which locates all the islands featured in the book.  It also has fold-out flaps with engaging lists of island facts, including the top 10 biggest and 10 smallest inhabited islands in the world.

This is an indispensable guide for any junior library and one which will be re-read over and over.

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Amazing Islands

Sabrina Weiss and Kerry Hyndman

(What on Earth Books) – hardback

In Amazing Island you will discover some of the planet’s most magical islands.  Learn about their wildlife, trees, diversity, people, treasures, and more – in this beautifully illustrated book.  Furthermore, find out about islands made of shells, artificial islands, even islands that were once prisons,
You will find that Amazing Islands is a whirlwind tour of some of the smallest land masses in the world to some of the biggest. Discover the Galapagos islands, where Darwin developed many of his ideas that helped our understanding of the world.  Moreover, you can visit Jiangxin Park in China, a natural island with an awe-inspiring, giant bookshop. Islands can be home to giant cities, colonies of cats or crabs; they have been hideouts for pirates and have given rise to astonishing scientific discoveries.
Because of all these reasons, Amazing Islands celebrates island life in all its extraordinary diversity.
Other quite superb atlases and geography books on Bookwagon include Amazing World Atlas and The Earth Book.


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