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Spilsbury, Louise, author

Can you imagine living and working in a rainforest? It's the reality for some scientists, who inhabit laboratories hidden deep in jungles around the world. This book provides a look at the daily lives of these scientists, and the vital research they carry out in extreme conditions. Discover the difficulties of setting up a rainforest lab and the challenges of supplying equipment and necessities to the workers

Book. English.
Published London: Wayland, 2015
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Available at Rhydycar Library.

  • Rhydycar Library – One available in J577.34

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    04575687 J577.34 Junior nonfiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Louise Spilsbury
ISBN: 0750289767, 9780750289764
Intended audience: Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: 2014.
Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm.
Series: Research on the edge
Subject: Non-Fiction 9+.; Biological stations Tropics Juvenile literature.; Nature.; Rain forests Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Research on the edge.

Author note

Louise Spilsbury, has written many books for children on a wide range of subjects.


A fascinating insight into the work scientists do in the rainforest... detailed enough to be informative, but is also kept as accessible as possible for a range of reading abilities by way of the layout.
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