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Philip Johansson

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Philip Johansson is a writer, educator, and naturalist living in the Northeast. He writes articles on science, medicine, and natural history for national magazines and newspapers. He is currently senior editor at the Earthwatch Institute, a nonprofit organization supporting scientific research, conservation, and education.

Philip's Books

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Lakes and Rivers

Lakes and Rivers

A Freshwater Web of Life

Philip Johansson
Though fresh water comprises only three percent of all the water in the world, it is what makes life on the land possible. Discover the diverse world of lakes and rivers and explore how the simplest forms of life such as light-trapping plankton pass on energy to more complex forms of life such as tadpoles and fish...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2812-8
Binding: Library Ed.
List Price: $26.27
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Marshes and Swamps

Marshes and Swamps

A Wetland Web of Life

Philip Johansson
Part land and part water, wetlands are host to huge numbers of plants and animals. Find out how cattails are able to grow in the saturated soil of the swamp without oxygen. Dig beneath the swampy surface of a marsh and uncover the web of life that passes energy from the sun to cordgrass, crabs, and herons...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-2814-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Desert

The Desert

Discover This Dry Biome

Philip Johansson
Take a walk in the desert during the day and you will probably feel the heat! But if you spend a little time there, you will also notice plants and animals that make the desert their home. What animals and plants could survive in such a place? In this eye-opening book, you will learn why the desert biome can support such a surprising variety of plants and wildlife, despite its harsh conditions...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6400-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Grasslands

The Grasslands

Discover This Wide Open Biome

Philip Johansson
You can find vast oceans of grass on every continent except Antarctica. But with its amazing variety of plant and wildlife, grasslands are much more than grass and low-lying plants. This informative book invites you into learn about the inner workings of this unique biome...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6405-8
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Taiga

The Taiga

Discover This Forested Biome

Philip Johansson
The taiga is a world of long winters, hardy plants and animals, and lush evergreen trees. With its amazing variety of plant and wildlife, the forested taiga is the largest land biome in the world. In this informative book, you will be taken on a tour of this unique northern forest biome stretching across Europe, Asia, and North America...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6410-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Temperate Forest

The Temperate Forest

Discover This Wooded Biome

Philip Johansson
From bats to bears and ferns to herbs, the temperate forest is home to an amazing variety of plants and animals. The temperate forest is much more than tall trees, streams, and plants. This wonderful book invites you to learn about the inner workings of this unique biome where each member of the community benefits from another...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-6415-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Discount Price: $18.95

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Philip's Award Winners

The Temperate Forest A Web of Life

Science Books & Films BEST BOOKS FOR CHILDREN 2004

The Temperate Forest
A Web of Life

The Temperate Forest A Web of Life

An NSTA-CBS OUTSTANDING SCIENCE TRADE BOOKS FOR STUDENTS K-12 1997 2005 Selection

The Temperate Forest
A Web of Life