Children's LiteratureFive chapters comprise the latest entry in the "Early Bird Energy" series. The properties of sound are explained in clear, concise language. Sharply-defined photographs and diagramsalong with simple experimentsreinforce the text. A glossary, an index and a bibliography add to the book's usefulness. The guidelines for adults provide good advice to ensure maximum interaction and understanding by children and their adult partners. The brightly-colored cover will surely be noticed. However, the price will likely deter purchase except by schools or libraries. 2006, Lerner Publications, Ages 8 to 10.