Topic Books about Our Planet Earth for Children KS1 & KS2

Wild World

by Angela McAllister

Discover 13 incredible habitats, from the frozen Arctic to the dusty savannah, in this beautiful tribute to the last wildernesses of our world. Poetic texts bring the habitats to life, while factual information details the danger facing these incredible places.

The Rhythm of the Rain

by Grahame Baker-Smith 

Issac plays in his favourite pool on the mountainside. He empties his little jar of water into the pool. Where will the water go now? Issac wonders. This breathtaking celebration of the water cycle captures the remarkable movement of water across the earth in all its majesty.

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Mountains of the World

by Dieter Braun

This spectacular non-fiction book examines the mountains that shape our world. It examines the formation of these magnificent geographical features and humanity's exploration of them. A perfect book for enjoying the beautiful illustrations whilst finding out lots of amazing facts.

Under Earth, Under Water

by Aleksandra Mizielinski 

Dive below the surface and find out what happens under the earth. From early submarines and deep-sea life, to burrowing animals and man-made tunnels - you will never look at the world in the same way again! 


The River

by Marc Martin

There is a river outside my window. Where will it take me? So begins an imaginary journey from the city to the sea. From factories to farmlands, freeways to forest, each new landscape is explored through stunning illustrations and poetic text.