The Vanishing Rainforest


Why is the Brazillian rainforest vanishing and what can be done to save it?
ISBN: 9780711221703 Author: Platt, Richard Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Boo Publication Date: 1st March 2007 Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.914 (edition:22) Pages: 26 Language: English Readership: Children - juvenile / Code: J Category: Subject:
Why is the Brazilian rainforest vanishing so fast? And why is it essential not only to the people and animals within it, but to the whole world? Can anything be done to save it? This story, seen through the eyes of a child called Remaema, describes how the Yanomami tribe are battling against potential developers. Can a solution be found that will protect the forest and allow the tribe to continue living as they always have done, while benefiting from limited development? This picture book offers an exciting perspective on a controversial and topical subject.

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