Caves and Caverns

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Here is a fascinating journey through those dark, mysterious hollow places on earth--sea caves, lava caves, ice caves, and more. Caves and Caverns also includes information on where to go, what to bring, and how to have a safe, exciting spelunking adventure of your own. “This title will be enjoyed by budding scientists and explorers.”--School Library Journal

Text and labeled illustrations describe the formation and physical ...

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Overview


Here is a fascinating journey through those dark, mysterious hollow places on earth--sea caves, lava caves, ice caves, and more. Caves and Caverns also includes information on where to go, what to bring, and how to have a safe, exciting spelunking adventure of your own. “This title will be enjoyed by budding scientists and explorers.”--School Library Journal

Text and labeled illustrations describe the formation and physical features of various kinds of caves, with a brief section on spelunking.

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Children's Literature - Kathleen Karr
Gibbons has both written and illustrated this beginner's book to caves. Starting with the simple basic facts (caves are holes in the ground, which come in different sizes,) she slowly ratchets up the information level. She clearly explains how limestone caves and crystals are formed. By the end of the book, youngsters will learn about cave creatures and human cave dwellers as well as safety rules for spelunking. It's a useful introduction to the subject. 1996 (orig.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780152013653
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 242,451
  • Age range: 6 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: AD760L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 11.00 (w) x 8.53 (h) x 0.14 (d)

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