Forests inside out

James Bow

Book - 2015

"Step into the forest--a vast, green landscape of trees and plants, home to countless animals. Peel back the corners of the forest to discover the incredible organisms that live in this ecosystem, from insects and birds to deer and bears. Learn how each organism functions within its forest ecosystem and how it survives in one of the most diverse biomes on Earth. Find out, too, where forests are found all around the world and what you can do to help protect one of Earth's most precious ...resources"--

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Ecosystems inside out.
New York, New York : Crabtree Publishing Company [2015]
Physical Description
32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes an index.
Main Author
James Bow (author)
  • What is an ecosystem?
  • Energy in ecosystems
  • Tropical rain forests
  • Tropical dry forests
  • Temperate broadleaf forests
  • Taiga forests
  • Montane forests
  • Swamps and mangrove forests
  • Kelp forests
  • Plantation forests
  • Urban forests
  • People and forests
  • Saving forests.
Review by Booklist Reviews

Using full-page color photographs and concise, informative writing, the Ecosystems Inside Out series offers readers an overview of biomes around the globe. Each volume begins with an introduction to the concept of ecosystems before moving on to examine specific examples within the featured biome. The wildlife, vegetation, climate, and terrain of each are joined by "Eco Up Close" fact boxes that highlight a specific plant or animal and "Eco Focus" bubbles that pose ecological questions to prompt critical thinking. Forests Inside Out takes readers though tropical rain forests, freezing taiga forests, and oceanic kelp forests. Concerns, such as deforestation, are raised. Each book ends with an activity, usually requiring adult supervision; a glossary; and additional resources. A solid primer with great visual appeal. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.