Volcanoes

Volcanoes

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by Seymour Simon
     
 

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Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

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Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

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School Library Journal
An armchair tour of some of the more impressive volcanoes around the world.
Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
Mr. Simon's brief, tight narrative about four major types of volcanoes is accompanied by striking full-page photographs that include Mt. St. Helens' eruption, the island of Surtsey's formation, and Hawaiian volcanic activity. The science is clear and the photographs are crisp and stunning.
Children's Literature - Dr. Judy Rowen
This book combines many elements that children find fascinating-fire, rock, explosions. In his usual clear, accurate prose, Simon describes the types of volcanoes and explains the process of volcanic eruption. Details are provided about recent eruptions such as those in Iceland (Surtsey) and Hawaii (Kilauea). Crisp photographs supplement the text; especially enjoyable are the "before-and-after" shots of Mount St. Helens. 1995 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060877170
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
05/23/2006
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
116,802
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
5 - 9 Years

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