Cover image for Desert biomes / Louise and Richard Spilsbury.
Title:
Desert biomes / Louise and Richard Spilsbury.
ISBN:
9780778739920

9780778740056
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company, 2018.

©2017
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Earth's natural biomes.
Contents:
What is a desert biome? -- Where are deserts? -- Desert plants -- Subtropical desert life -- Coastal desert life -- Rain shadow desert life -- Polar desert life -- Born survivors -- Desert food chains -- People in the desert -- Desert resources -- Desert threats -- Desert futures.
Abstract:
"This beautiful book gives readers core information about subtropical, polar, coastal, and rain shadow desert biomes. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to lack of rain, who lives in these deserts, and how humans impact life there."-- Provided by publisher.
Audience/Reading Level:
Ages 8-11.

Grades 4 to 6.
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This beautiful book gives readers core information about subtropical, polar, coastal, and rain shadow desert biomes. Find out where each kind is found, how animals and plants have adapted to lack of rain, who lives in these deserts, and how humans impact life there.


Author Notes

Louise Spilsbury worked in educational publishing before becoming a freelance author. She has written or co-written over 200 nonfiction books for young people. She has written titles on almost every subject, from science and geography through to world affairs, social issues, art, history, and literacy. These include books in the Tales of Invention series, Ice Age, and the Young Explorer series. She co-writes many of her books with her husband Richard Spilsbury.

(Bowker Author Biography)