The Magic of Seasons: A Fascinating Guide to Seasons Around the World (The Magic of...) (Hardcover)
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Take a look at the incredible changes that take place in the natural world and learn all about the seasons! From the science behind the seasons and how they affect the world around them to myths and legends and practical tips to enjoy the seasons, it's all in this incredible book for children ages 7 to 9.
In Vicky Woodgate’s follow-up title to The Magic of Sleep, children learn everything there is to know about the seasons. How do we measure a season? Why do we divide our years up and when did we start doing this? Are seasons the same for everyone? How do they work? All these questions and many more are covered in The Magic of Seasons, a practical guide to everything there is to know about the way we measure changes in weather, ecology, and daylight hours and how it affects us and the world around us.
This book covers everything from what is a season and how it came to be and whether dinosaurs experienced seasons, to myths and legends, seasons at sea, and a timeline of seasons all around the world. This book is ideal for children with an interest in nature, weather, geography, and the natural world, and anyone who wants to learn all about the history and science behind what seems like such a simple part of our lives.
About the Author
Vicky Woodgate has been a commercial illustrator for over 20 years. She has worked around the globe as a scenic artist in the TV, movie, and theme-park industries. After 10 years, she moved into publishing, working on newspapers, magazines, books, and advertising. She has written and illustrated The Magic of Sleep for DK and two books for Big Picture Press: Urban Jungle and A World of Birds. Vicky lives and works in Brighton, UK. Her website is www.vickywoodgate.com/HOMEPAGE