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The world's wildest places : and the people protecting them  Cover Image Book Book

The world's wildest places : and the people protecting them / written by Lily Dyu ; illustrated by Riley Samels.

Dyu, Lily, (author.). Samels, Riley, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780744057904
  • ISBN: 0744057906
  • Physical Description: 95 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 31 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : DK/Penguin Random House, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes indexes (pages 89-93).
Summary, etc.:
Discover the wildest places on earth, and meet the amazing people dedicating their lives to conserving them.The World's Wildest Places engages adventurous and curious children with the action being taken to combat the human impact on Planet Earth. Young readers can embark on the journey of a lifetime to 20 of the world's wildest places! Explore each environment, and learn about the keepers who are working to preserve them for future generations. Meet the animals and plants who call the wilderness home, and discover how you can take active steps to make a difference. Featuring colorful original illustrations and stunning photography, The World's Wildest Places brings the excitement of the jungle and the adventure of the rainforest to your lap.This striking conversation book for kids features: - 20 incredible locations across six continents, from tropical rainforests to deserts.- Combines stunning illustrations and photography to bring the places, people and animals to life.- Accessible text providing young readers with an easy introduction to conservation and the environment.- Hide and Seek / Search and Find activities for every location make reading fun.- Highlights the conservation work that is underway across the globe.This awe-inspiring environment book is the perfect addition to the library of curious 6+ year olds with an interest in animals, adventure and exploration, alongside caregivers seeking to empower children to bring about positive change to the planet. Celebrate your child's curiosity as they dive into the wild and wonderful scenes of the world's most stunning habitats, with clear and accessible text that offers young readers an entry-point to conservation and the environment. Featuring a foreword by WLT patron and well-known naturalist Steve Backshall, this amazing animal book was developed in collaboration with World Land Trust, a conservation charity protecting the world's most threatened habitats.
Target Audience Note:
5-7 years
Subject: Wilderness areas > Juvenile literature.
Nature conservation > Juvenile literature.
Wildlife conservation > Juvenile literature.

Available copies

  • 2 of 5 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stone County.


  • 0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stone County-Galena J333.782 DYU (Text) 31358000555107 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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