A beautifully illustrated look at our wonderful watery worldThis Drop of Water begins with a thunderstorm on a hot summer day.
Suddenly - splash! A drop of water hits a girl right on the nose. Where did it come from? And where will it go? She wants to know! The book uses this simple premise as a jumping-off point to explore what water is, where it comes from and how essential it is to life here on Earth.
It explores topics as important and wide-ranging as how the Earth formed, the water cycle, clouds and the tides.
It also highlights just how precious a resource water is.
A beautifully illustrated picture book with friendly narrative text by the award-winning author of This Little Pebble, which was shortlisted for prestigious science and art awards, This Drop of Water will make the topic come alive for readers aged 7 and up. List of contents:Thunderstorm!Watery worldIt came from outer spaceFlowing downhillInto the oceansUnderwaterOut of the seaCloudsHere comes the rain!The big freezeWater shapes the worldWater undergroundWater for plantsWater for animalsWater for usTurn on the tap!Down the plugholePrecious waterWeird waterRound and roundWater activitiesGlossary and index
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 48 pages
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 28/08/2018
- Category: Nature, the natural world (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9781445163659