Homes Around the World looks at different homes in geographically-diverse locations. Each book encourages readers to ask questions about their own homes and looks at the different ways in which people live across the world, thus devloping awareness of the wider world. Island Home looks at locations from Greenland to Jamaica, from the Shetland Islands to Manhattan Island. The variety of homes and how they are built is focused upon, together with the themes of weather, environment, travel, work, school and play in an island setting.
Nicola Barber is an experienced author and editor of children's non-fiction books. She specializes in geography and history titles.