There's more to the Artic than meets the eye! The Arctic is known as a cold, snowy place, but it's actually full of surprises. Exotic wildflowers, desert-dry soil, a midnight sun, and dozens of fascinating animals create a rich and diverse ecosystem. The Arctic includes important information on the ice-covered Arctic Ocean and the effects of global warming on plants and animals. Full-bleed photos and smaller insets brilliantly capture the beauty of the landscape and wildlife.