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  • Hardcover
  • 128
  • The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth
  • Rachel Ignotofsky
  • en
  • 13 April 2018
  • 9780399580413

10 thoughts on “The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

  1. says:

    Honestly such a beautiful book the illustrations are incredible and also just a great book for learning a little about the different eco systems

  2. says:

    I listened to this on audio I don’t think that was the optimal way to enjoy this book I liked it it just wasn’t a lot of new info or particularly inspiring

  3. says:

    Love the concept and content list of this book as well as the layout and design Particularly love the eco focus I’m disappointed though in the inaccuracies or arguable inaccuracies As an Australian who has spent decades researching our land and history I was stunned at the considerable mistakes many of them easily sourced First people lan

  4. says:

    The writing was dry basic short and choppy but it’s important to talk about climate change

  5. says:

    The inaccurate information in this book is bothersome I picked it up from the library because of the illustrations being a nature book and I thought I could use it in our homeschool studies I was overwhelmed by the inaccurate info The illustrations are nice though

  6. says:

    I started this thinking that this would be so easy that it'd be a cheat for my reading challenge Boy was I wrong This picture book is jam packed with info; gorgeous illustrations and approachable science As an e

  7. says:

    I listened to the audiobook version of this book; however I would recommend actually reading the bookThe content was interesting but it sounded like a textbook was being read When I picked out the book I was hoping it would present the information in a approachable format A lot of the information was still interesting; however the writing was style was mediocre

  8. says:

    We love this beautiful book

  9. says:

    Three stars may seem a little harsh but remember that three stars means I like it And there is a lot to like here a very consistent design scheme that communicates uite well a well developed illustrative style that is clear and consi

  10. says:

    The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth is just as beautifully illustrated as Rachel Ignotofsky's previous efforts if a little unclear on its target audience The science is sound but also pretty dense and text heavy This contrasts with the art which is loose and colorfuland difficult to follow if you're invested in the science I could see a younger reader loving the art but being totally lost in the wordsThat said Ignotofsky makes

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Rachel Ignotofsky Ò 4 review

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth

An illustrated Workings of PDFEPUB #232 journey through the world’s ecosystems that chronicles the plants and animals that live there and explains how they–and planet Earth–work from the New York Times best selling author of Women in ScienceBeautifully combining art and science The Wondrous Workings of Planet Love the concept and content list of this book as well as the layout and design Particularly love the eco focus I m disappointed though in the inaccuracies or arguable inaccuracies As an Australian who has spent decades researching our land and history I was stunned at the considerable mistakes many of them easily sourced First people landed in Australia 50000 years agoNot true It s recognized as 60000 years and likely up to 75000The lush grasslands of AustraliaI would never in a million years describe Australia s grasslands as lush This couldn t be less true Maybe a few scraps here and there in Tasmania or Victoria but the vast majority of our grasslands especially where the author indicated sheep farms are located are nowhere near lush and are regularly drought stricken I literally laughed out loud at this oneAustralia has been called the last of lands the oldest continent and the last frontier Nope Have spent well over half a century in this country and have never ever heard it called any of these things The latter may have been taken from a 1980s mini series of the same name The power of pop culture I guess Although this continent is not actually the oldest in the worldActually it is The mainland landmass is the oldest and lowest on earth Only Australia has mammals that lay eggs Not true The long beaked echidna resides in Papua New Guinea Marsupials like the kangaroo and koala are abundant Not true The koala is now listed as vulnerable and is well on the way to extinction This is a massively easily accessible fact which is conversely mentioned later in the author s text Cassowary the skin covered casue on top of its head Not true The casue is covered in a layer of keratin like fingernails And this is just the opening page for Australasia but I can t miss mentioning the next page entry about wombats living in rainforests Just wow I was so excited about immersing in this book Considering the mass of inaccuracies over just two pages I would be reluctant to read it with any pleasure now and will likely just skip through and enjoy the design before giving it away If you are using this book in a school setting please be wary of its accuracy

review Æ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ò Rachel Ignotofsky

Earth is an illustrated tour of the planet that reveals ecosystems large and small from reefs deserts and rainforests to ponds backyard gardens and even a drop of water Through exuisite drawings maps and infographics New York Times best selling author Rachel Ignotofsky makes earth science accessible and entertaini The writing was dry basic short and choppy but it s important to talk about climate change More Where The Ghosts Are the planet That Darkness (Gardiner and Renner, that reveals ecosystems large and small from reefs deserts and rainforests Quran Made Easy to ponds backyard gardens and even a drop of water Through exuisite drawings maps and infographics New York Times best selling author Rachel Ignotofsky makes earth science accessible and entertaini The writing was dry basic short and choppy but it s important Dare Me to Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville talk about climate change

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Ng explaining how our The Wondrous PDFEPUBplanet works from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants to the levels of ecology the importance of biodiversity the carbon cycle weather cycles and Perfect for nature loving readers ages and up this is an utterly charming and educational guide to the world we live in We love this beautiful book


About the Author: Rachel Ignotofsky

Rachel Ignotofsky Workings of PDF/EPUB è grew up in New Jersey on a healthy diet of cartoons and pudding She graduated with honors from Tyler School of Art’s graphic design program in Now she lives in beautiful Kansas City Missouri where she spends all day drawing and learning as much as she can She has a passion for taking dense information and making it fun and accessible and is dedicated to creating educati.