Let your little nature-lover take a swing through the rainforest in this conservation-themed fifth installment of DK’s new educational fiction series! Meet the Secret Explorers - a band of brainiac kids from all around the world. Everyone in this diverse group of young experts has a specialty, from outer space to dinosaurs, and each story follows a character who gets chosen for a “secret exploration”. This edge-of-your-seat science book for kids is packed with: • Fun facts and illustrations about animals and plants found in the rainforest of Borneo • Simple and engaging explanations on how deforestation is altering our planet's biodiversity • Quizzes, mission notes, and a glossary of words with definitions • Information that supports STEM-based curriculums Kids to the rescue! In this fact-stuffed children’s science book, we follow rainforest expert Ollie on an exciting mission to rescue a lost baby orangutan in the steamy rainforest of Borneo. Accompanied by engineering expert Kiki, they set out in a glider to search for the friendly ape. Along the way, they encounter greedy plantation owners who are plotting to destroy the forest to expand a palm oil plantation! They also learn about the threat that endangered animals and plants face due to deforestation. Kids will love turning the pages to find out if the Secret Explorers manage to succeed in their mission! It’s the perfect gift for children aged 7-9 who love all things rainforest. Packed with lots of information on animal and plant life, this epic adventure book gives them a thrilling introduction to nature. Keep on exploring! Each book in the series combines exciting adventures with real-life facts related to the Secret Explorers’ latest fictional mission. Don't miss out on more secret explorations! Dive into an underwater adventure in The Secret Explorers and the Lost Whales. Travel back in time to save a dinosaur egg from destruction in The Secret Explorers and the Jurassic Rescue. Finally, set out on a journey to stop the Cairo Museum from closing down in The Secret Explorers and the Tomb Robbers.
|Publisher||National Geographic Books|