Simon is packed and heading off to a region of the Amazon Basin in northern Bolivia. Despite its size, it’s a fragile biome, of mixed forest and river habitats. Simon plans to document his journey down the River Enatahua, but things go wrong right from the start: a rucksack is missing, along with his canoe …
Simon Chapman, winner of the Blue Peter Book Award, brings geography to life, and his Expedition Diaries are a great way to introduce the world’s biomes and habitats to children, direct from someone who’s actually been in them – sometimes up to his neck! These books are perfect for sparking interest in this key school topic.
The very personal approach of this expedition diary is a great way to make children feel really involved ... A gripping account that will really foster an interest in geography. Excellently done and very well illustrated.