This book introduces readers to different types of mountains, from fold to block mountains. It shows how mountains are made and how they are constantly changing. It looks at how plants, animals and people have adapted to live in the different mountain climates. It also looks at how mountains can be used as a resource and at how dangerous they can also be.
The author, Celia Tidmarsh, taught geography for 15 years Celia is now involved in training geography teachers. She has written a number of geography textbooks on a variety of topics. The consultant, John Lace, is a Senior Adviser for the East Sussex School Improvement Service. Developing primary geography in schools has been John's passion for many years. John encourages schools to make geography an important part of their curriculum.