Mountains: Explore Earth's Majestic Mountain Habitats (World of Wonder) (Hardcover)

Mountains: Explore Earth's Majestic Mountain Habitats (World of Wonder) Cover Image
By Charlotte Guillain, Chris Madden (Illustrator)
Out of Print


Take a hike through alpine landscapes and snowy mountain peaks and discover Earth's diverse and delicate ecosystems.

From the mighty Himalayas to the majestic Rockies, this book will take you on an amazing journey into the world of mountains. See the different flora and fauna, learn about the diverserange of species and understand the importance of maintaining these beautiful, natural habitats.

This lyrical picture book shines a light on our planet's fragile mountain ecosystems, from the Himalayan jumping spider to stealthy snow leopard, gently covering important topics such as global warming and the impact of humans on the natural world. An author's note, world map and 'Find Out More' section in the back pages will inspire readers to learn more about the world around them

Immersive illustrations are complemented by imaginative, evocative text, making this an ideal book for adult and child to read together, or for young readers to explore independently.

​Running through the book are themes of the interdependency of the species, the food web, and the importance of maintaining the delicate balance between creatures in mountain habitats around the world.

The World of Wonder series shines a light on our planet's fragile ecosystems, from majestic mountains, to expansive forests and deep oceans, gently covering important topics such as global warming and the impact of humans on the natural world. Also available in this series is World of Wonder: Oceans.

About the Author

Charlotte Guillain lives in Oxfordshire, UK. She writes fiction and non-fiction for children, including the picture book Spaghetti with the Yeti, which was shortlisted for Oscar’s First Book Prize 2014 and has featured in CBeebies Bedtime Stories. The Street Beneath My Feet, Charlotte’s first title for words & pictures, was shortlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2018 and named an ALSC Notable Children’s Book 2018 in the All Ages category, as well as being selected by the Guardian as one of 15 ‘modern classics’.

Chris Madden is an editorial and lifestyle illustrator, born in Salford, UK. Since graduating from Stockport College with a first-class BA honors degree in Design and Visual arts, his illustrations have appeared in many national magazines and newspapers. He is the illustrator of words & pictures titles We Travel So Far and We Build Our Homes.

Praise For…

"Just the ticket for budding naturalists."Kirkus Reviews

A “lovely survey of the world’s major mountain ranges and their famous peaks”Julia Smith, Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711243545
ISBN-10: 0711243549
Publisher: words & pictures
Publication Date: July 21st, 2020
Pages: 64
Language: English
Series: World of Wonder