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Author Weiss, Sabrina M., author.
Title Amazing islands : 100+ places that will boggle your mind / Sabrina Weiss & Kerry Hyndman.
Pub Info Greenbelt, Maryland : What on Earth Books, 2020.
book jacket
 Cotuit Children's-NEW  J 910.91 WEI     AVAILABLE
Descript 59 pages : illustrations (colour), maps (colour) ; 29 cm
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Note "Volcanoes, rainforests, Komodo dragons, prison colonies and more!"--Cover.
Contents What is an island? -- How are islands made? -- Islands in peril -- Galapagos -- Animals take over -- Madagascar & Sumatra -- Reclaimed by nature -- Cuba -- Prison islands -- Philippines -- Island peoples -- Hong Kon -- River islands -- World map -- Artificial islands -- Sri Lanka -- The British Isles -- Svalbard & Azores -- Mystery islands -- Socotra -- Vanishing islands -- Lucayan Archipelago -- Geological wonders -- Venice -- Faroe Islands -- Jiangxin Park Island.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 59) and index.
Summary 'Discover over 100 of the planet's most magical islands - their wildlife, history, diversity, people, cultures, treasures, and more - in this beautifully illustrated book. From islands that have been taken over by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial islands, and even islands that were once prison colonies, this book takes you on an exciting tour of some of the smallest land masses in the world. Join author Sabrina Weiss and illustrator Kerry Hyndman in this fact-filled celebration of some of the most Amazing Islands on Earth!"
Subject Islands -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Hyndman, Kerry, illustrator.
Alt Title 100 plus places that will boggle your mind
Hundred plus places that will boggle your mind
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