A fascintaing illustrated guide to Antarctica for children aged 8+ Antarctica is the highest, driest, windiest, coldest, cleanest, most isolated and most peaceful continent on Earth. It is a continent of wilderness, a place of enormous size and energy, of constant change and of great and rare beauty. to enter into Antarctica is to enter into a powerhouse, into the very heart of our Earth. Children can undertake their own journey to Antarctica with this comprehensive and highly illustrated guide. Learn about Antarctica's unique geography, its captivating animal and plant life, its history of human exploration and scientific research. Discover what it's like to live in an Antarctic station and how to survive on the ice. Read interviews with people who have worked in Antarctica as chefs, electricians, ice pilots, scientists and more.