Earth's Incredible Places: Yellowstone (Hardcover)

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Earth's Incredible Places: Yellowstone (Hardcover)

By Cath Ard, Bianca Austria (Illustrator)

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A captivating illustrated introduction to Yellowstone National Park, the world’s oldest national park and one of the most intact ecosystems on the planet. For fans of Kate Siber's National Parks of the USA.

"Illustrations throughout evoke the park’s natural beauty as well as the liveliness of its inhabitants and visitors, making it a place any reader will likely want to someday visit...A fact-filled exploration of one of the country’s most important natural wonders."
—Kirkus Reviews

"There are thousands of years within the pages of this book (…) The illustrations make it feel like you're walking alongside Bisen, splashing through rivers, or even spotting a bear (from a safe 300ft away!)"
—Emma Carlisle, creator of What Do You See When You Look at a Tree?

   "A lively and attractive introduction to the wonders of one of the world’s most famous National Parks."
—Nicola Davies, author of One World: 24 Hours on Planet Earth

Encompassing more than 2 million acres of protected land, Yellowstone is home to a rich variety of wildlife including species like the grizzly bear, wolf, bison and wolverine. Readers will discover the rainbow waters of the Grand Prismatic Spring, the tallest geyser in the world and discover how life in the park survives in the depths of winter when there’s 20 feet of snow! Yellowstone also has strong indigenous cultural connections, with 27 tribes celebrating ties to the land, its wildlife and geography which the park has only recently begun to acknowledge and celebrate. This stunning illustrated guide is packed with incredible facts about Yellowstone’s wildlife, people, geography and history.
Cath Ard is a writer and editor with over 20 years’ experience in children’s books, bringing scientific and vocational subject matter to life in an engaging way for toddlers through to tweens.

Bianca Austria is a painter, illustrator, and designer. As an avid traveler, she loves to illustrate her experiences through a whimsical lens. Her work visually narrates her curious and wondrous exploration of the world. As a way of expressing her pride and joy of being a Filipina, she particularly enjoys subjects inspired by her own memories of the Philippines.
Product Details ISBN: 9781838748562
ISBN-10: 1838748563
Publisher: Flying Eye Books
Publication Date: April 4th, 2023
Pages: 80
Language: English
Series: Earth's Incredible Places
"Illustrations throughout evoke the park’s natural beauty as well as the liveliness of its inhabitants and visitors, making it a place any reader will likely want to someday visit...A fact-filled exploration of one of the country’s most important natural wonders."
—Kirkus Reviews

"There are thousands of years within the pages of this book (…) The illustrations make it feel like you're walking alongside Bisen, splashing through rivers, or even spotting a bear (from a safe 300ft away!)"
—Emma Carlisle, creator of What Do You See When You Look at a Tree?
 
"A lively and attractive introduction to the wonders of one of the world’s most famous National Parks."
—Nicola Davies, author of One World: 24 Hours on Planet Earth

“This book has the whole story of Yellowstone-history, diversity, geology-it even discusses current issues in the park.  What’s more is that it could be enjoyed by anyone. Caretakers can read it to little ones, bigger kids can answer all their own Yellowstone questions with this one book, and adults will learn new surprising facts and history. This Yellowstone book is the perfect companion for a family visiting the region or an essential easy to read reference for your nature/travel collection.”
— Cristina Takacs-Vesbach, Assistant Professor of Biology at University of New Mexico