I Wonder Why Stalactites Hang Down and Other Questions about Caves by Jackie Gaff
"Where is the twilight zone?", "Who buried their dead in caves?", and "What insects feed on bat guano?" are some of the questions answered in this lively look inside caves. With information and quirky facts to explain everything from caves, chambers, and caverns to stalactites and stalagmites, this new addition to the popular I Wonder Why series answers the questions that intrigue kids most about every type of subterranean space.
Jackie Gaff has over 20 years' experience in illustrated books for children. Previously a nonfiction editor, she is now a full-time author with a real commitment to, and enthusiasm for, creating books that children both want and are able to read. Gaff is also the author of three other I Wonder Why books: I Wonder Why Fish Grew Legs, I Wonder Why Mountains Have Snow on Top, and I Wonder Why the Sahara Is Cold at Night.