WINNER of the 2006 Junior Aventis Prize for Science Books! The sixth title in the stunningly successful sequence that began in l996 with THE GREAT GRAMMAR BOOK. THE GLOBAL GARDEN, inspired by the Eden Project in Cornwall, describes with flaps, pop-up wizardry and superb illustrations, how your jeans grew, where sugar comes from, what a chocolate tree looks like, as well as many more things you'll be amazed to discover. If you want to know about the world around you READ THIS BOOK.
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(238mm x 238mm x 21mm)
Eden Project Children's Books
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
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Author Biography - Kate Petty
Kate Petty lived in Cornwall with her husband, Mike, before tragically dying from cancer in May 2007. She was both an extraordinary writer and an extraordinary person. As the author of a number of novelty and pop-up books, including the innovative The Great Grammar Book and The Wonderful World Book. Kate worked in publishing for many years and was involved in creating amazing books for the Eden Project children's book list. Jennie Maizels studied illustration at Central St Martin's School of Art and Design, and graduated in 1993. The Great Grammar Book by Kate Petty was Jennie's first children's book and has sold a quarter of a million copies. She is the illustrator of six other books in this pop-up series, including The Global Garden, The Super Science Book, The Wonderful World Book, The Magnificent Music Book, The Terrific Times Tables Book, The Perfect Pop-Up Punctuation Book, all by Kate Petty. She is also the author of Finger Food for Babies and Toddlers (Vermillion, 2003). Jennie lives in Hampshire with her husband and two children.