Mountains and Volcanoes (Young Discoveries)

Mountains and Volcanoes (Young Discoveries)


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Mountains and Volcanoes (Young Discoveries) by Barbara Taylor

Youngsters can consult this colorful book to learn where to find the highest mountains, discover why some volcanoes explode, and read about why earthquakes happen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780753455074
Publisher: Kingfisher
Publication date: 04/15/2002
Series: Young Discoverers Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.94(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.11(d)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Barbara Taylor is the author of more than a hundred informational books forchildren. Barbara has won numerous awards, including the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award and the Geographical Association Gold Award.

Table of Contents

Our Changing World4
Deep Inside the Earth6
The Earth's Jigsaw Puzzle8
Building Mountains12
The Himalayas15
Wearing Mountains Away16
Reading the Rocks18
The Exploding Earth20
Fire Islands24
Fiery Rocks26
Hot Water28
Amazing Mountains30

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Mountains and Volcanoes 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
My 7-year old son borrowed this book from the library, kept it an extra week, THEN asked if we could buy the book. Very educational with simple experiments on every page to reinforce the concept being discussed. I often 'skip' the experiments in books because they are too complex or require things I don't have--but we did almost all the experiments in this book. I am now a huge fan of this series and enjoy them as much as my child does.