Planet Earth. Four elements. One incredible story. Lonely Planet Kids' The Big Earth Book takes children on a roller-coaster ride through history, geography, science and more to show how four elements - earth, fire, air and water - created the world and everything that exists today in . Amazing facts, photography, and illustrations bring our planet and its past to life in an exciting, engaging way.
Earth: How the Earth was formed The structure of the Earth Plate tectonics and rocks Earthquakes and volcanoes Humans in the stone age Hunter-gatherers and farming Fossils and digging for treasure DNA: the code of life
Fire: Ingredients for fire Fire and humans The history of fire The dangers of wildfire The Great Fire of London Gunpowder and fireworks The combustion engine Carbon and global warming
Air: What's air made of? The Northern Lights How animals learned to fly Dinosaurs in the air Birds and bats The history of flight Speech and language Music and instruments Weather and climate
Water: The origins of water Rivers and oceans The water cycle The Hanging Gardens of Babylon Canals, bridges and dams Exploring the seas The age of exploration Tsunamis and waterfalls
1st edition Nov 2017