Geography and Environment

Animals making homes

Animals Making Homes

This book explores the wide range of animal homes, including some extraordinary feats of animal engineering.

Animals living alongside people

Animals living alongside people

This book examines animals that live alongside us, including those that share our homes and gardens. It explores the wildlife in our streets and parks that has successfully adapted to urban life.

Animals Caring for Their Young

This book discusses different strategies animals use to care for their young, from the animals that provide the least care to those that work the hardest. It focuses on parents that go the extra mile to ensure their species continues.

Temperate Climates

This book explores the plants and animals that make their homes in temperate regions, how people use resources in temperate climates, and how climate change is affecting these varied regions where vast numbers of people live.

Polar Climates

This book explores the plants and animals that make their homes in the freezing polar regions, how people survive there, and how climate change is threatening these wild and beautiful places.

Tropical Climates

This book explores the plants and animals that make their homes in tropical regions, how people live in them, and how climate change is threatening these wild and beautiful places.

Desert Climates

This book explores the plants and animals that have made their homes in deserts, how people live there, and how climate change is threatening these wild and beautiful places.

The Great Nature Hunt: Garden Flowers

This is one a series of books that encourages children to get outdoors and explore nature in their local area. I also wrote Minibeasts and Birds.

The Land and the People: Russia

This is a whistlestop tour of the largest country in the world and one of the most powerful. Visit the mountains, lakes, forests and beaches of this vast land with almost every climate zone, find out what Russians eat and what they do in their free time, and get an insight into some of the troubles the country faces today.

The Land and the People: Mexico

A whistlestop tour of this country of contrasts in the style of a travel guide, visiting its deserts, mountain peaks, tropical forests and bustling cities, finding out what Mexicans eat and how they spend their free time, and looking at the troubles of this developing country sandwiched between the USA, the richest country of the world, and South America.

Great Nature Hunt: Birds

This is one a series of books that encourages children to get outdoors and explore nature in their local area. I also wrote Minibeasts and Garden Flowers.

Great Nature Hunt: Minibeasts

I wrote a series of books called The Great Nature Hunt, all about the natural world around us and how young people can explore it for themselves.

Costume Around the World: Saudi Arabia

Learn how the arid climate and religious traditions have impacted casual and festive clothing in this desert country.

Fierce Floods

Floods, and their deadly consequences, have hit the headlines over the past decade as countries around the world have been affected by serious flooding. But why are these occurrences becoming more frequent, and more severe? And what happens to the affected communities after disaster has struck?

Planet in Peril: Fierce Floods answers these questions and many more, including when and why flooding occurs, and how technology is helping people to prepare for it.

Superstorms

Superstorms, and their deadly consequences, have hit the headlines over the past decade as hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons have devastated countries around the world. But why are these occurrences so frequent and destructive? And what happens to the affected communities after disaster has struck?

Planet in Peril: Superstorms answers these questions and many more, the different types of superstorm, what causes them and how technology is helping people to prepare for them.

Sustainable Cities

One of a series that examines the environmental damage caused by modern life and discusses ways in which society can progress towards a more sustainable future.

Planet in Peril

This series looks at the various natural disasters faced around the world, how climate change is making them more frequent and severe, and what we can do about it.

A Teen Guide to Being Eco in Your Community

I am a keen cyclist, allotment gardener and cook, so I was pleased to incorporate some cheap and simple ideas for being eco into this book for young people.

Age group: 11–14
Publisher: Raintree, 2012

Full list of geography titles

Animals at Work: Animals Caring for their Young; Animals Making Homes; Animals Living Alongside People (World Book, 2019)

Climate Zones: Desert Climates; Polar Climate; Temperate Climates; Tropical Climates (Raintree, 2017)

The Land and the People: Mexico; Russia (Wayland, 2016)

The Great Nature Hunt: Birds; Minibeasts; Garden Flowers (Franklin Watts, 2016)

Show me Science: How Do You Grow a Giant Pumpkin? (Raintree, 2014)

Planet in Peril: Superstorms; Flash Floods; Wild Fires; Tsunami Surges (Wayland, 2014)

Eco Guides: A Teen Guide to Being Eco in Your Community (Raintree, 2013)

My Country: Great Britain (Franklin Watts, 2012)

My Country: South Africa  (Franklin Watts, 2012)

A World of Food: Lebanon (Franklin Watts, 2010)

Costume Around the World: Germany (Bailey Publishing, 2008)

Costume Around the World: Saudi Arabia (Bailey Publishing, 2008)

Moving to Britain series: Moving to Britain from Afghanistan; Moving to Britain from Iraq; Moving to Britain from Somalia; Moving to Britain from Turkey (Franklin Watts, 2008)

Letters From Around the World series: Saudi Arabia (2007), USA (2007), South Africa (2005), Germany (2005), Spain (2003) (Evans Brothers)

Communities in Britain: Kurds in Britain (Franklin Watts, 2005)

 

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