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Author Somervill, Barbara A., author.
Title Australia and Oceania / by Barbara A. Somervill.
Pub Info New York, NY : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. , 2019.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 919 SOM     AVAILABLE
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Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Seven continents
A true book
Seven continents (Children's Press (New York, N.Y.))
True book.
Audience 1000L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Land and climate -- What's the terrain of Australia and Oceania like, and what are their usual weather conditions? -- Plants and animals -- What communities of living things make their homes in Australia and Oceania? -- The big truth: ocean acidification -- Why is the Pacific Ocean becoming more acidic? -- A peek at the past -- How have Australia and Oceania changed over time? -- Australia and Oceania today -- What is life like for people in Australia and Oceania? -- Destination: Australia and Oceania -- True statistics.
Summary Together, Australia and the many small islands of Oceania make up Earths smallest continent. Yet though the continent is small, it is packed with plenty to see. Readers will hop from island to island as they examine the incredible wildlife and landscapes of Australia and Oceania. Along the way, they will also explore the continents history with rich text and stunning visuals, and meet the people who call it home. Features include engaging sidebars that highlight unique animals, landmarks and more; maps to show size, location and topography; glossaries; eye-catching images; charts, diagrams and more.
Subject Australia -- Juvenile literature.
Oceania -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780531128077 (library binding)
9780531134153 (pbk.)
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