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Eyewitness The Amazon (DK Eyewitness) (Hardcover)
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Visit one of the most incredible natural environments in this picture-packed guide, to discover the Amazon’s plants and wildlife, and its people.
Become an eyewitness to the fascinating species that live in the depths of the Amazon rainforest, in this picture-led reference guide that will take you on a visual tour of the nine South American countries it extends across.
Children can journey down the River Amazon and explore the world’s largest rainforest in this unique, beautifully illustrated guide to the beauty and diversity of the rainforest and the river, its flora and fauna, and the people who live in the region. Using striking full-color photographs and illustrations, kids can discover why this ecosystem is so important to the whole world along with amazing facts, diagrams, and statistics to see the Amazon as never before.
Throughout the pages of this newly- revised book on the Amazon, you can expect to find:
- A fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature
- Amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines
- Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field
Eyewitness Amazon introduces the most biodiverse tropical rainforest in the world and the vast river that winds its way through it. Children can discover the rainforest’s fascinating birds, animals, insects and much more, through amazing facts, diagrams, and statistics to see the Amazon as never before. This all-emcompassing rainforest guide is a must-have for curious children aged 9+ with a thirst for learning, as well as teachers, parents and librarians.
So, what’s new?
Part of DK’s best-selling Eyewitness series, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, up to 20 percent new images, including photography and updated diagrams, updated information, and a new “eyewitness” feature with fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Explore the series!
Globally, the Eyewitness series has sold more than 50 million copies over 30 years. Join the journey to combat climate change with Eyewitness Climate Change or take a trip aboard the most famous ship in history with Eyewitness Titanic.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world's leading illustrated reference publisher and part of Penguin Random House, formed on July 1, 2013. DK publishes highly visual, photographic nonfiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 87 countries and in 62 languages, with offices in Delhi, London, Melbourne, Munich, New York, and Toronto. DK's aim is to inform, enrich, and entertain readers of all ages, and everything DK publishes, whether print or digital, embodies the unique DK design approach. DK brings unrivalled clarity to a wide range of topics with a unique combination of words and pictures, put together to spectacular effect. We have a reputation for innovation in design for both print and digital products. Our adult range spans travel, including the award-winning DK Eyewitness Travel Guides, history, science, nature, sport, gardening, cookery, and parenting. DK’s extensive children’s list showcases a fantastic store of information for children, toddlers, and babies. DK covers everything from animals and the human body, to homework help and craft activities, together with an impressive list of licensing titles, including the bestselling LEGO® books. DK acts as the parent company for Alpha Books, publisher of the Idiot's Guides series and Prima Games, video gaming publishers, as well as the award-winning travel publisher, Rough Guides.