HB - 260 x 216mm
Age: 8-12 years
Rights Sold: World
Market: Children's Non Fiction
So You Want To...Earth
Dig to the Centre of the Earth
Professor Dougal Jerram
So, you are about to embark on a truly epic adventure. You are going to dig to the middle of the Earth. But you are going to need more than a spade for this mammoth task!
This book examines the science behind digging to the centre of Earth. It details what is beneath the planet’s surface, the best ways of getting to the middle of the planet and what sorts of obstacles you will have to overcome to survive the journey.
Written as a child’s explorer guide and packed with scientific facts about the stuff beneath our feet, this book is guaranteed to inspire any young scientist.
Dougal Jerram is the director of DougalEARTH Ltd., and holds a Professor II research position at the Centre for Earth Evolution and Dynamics at the University of Oslo. He is known as ‘Dr Volcano’ from his appearances on the BBC, and he has published extensively in scientific journals, and has written the popular Introducing Volcanology: A guide to Hot Rocks.