FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Explains, in simple terms, the characteristics of volcanoes and describes some famous eruptions and their aftermath.
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Do you think of volcanoes as simply big mountains with lava streaming over their tops? Not all of them are like that. Some are covered in ice, and some look like nothing more than deep blue lakes. Some have not erupted in living memory and still may awaken someday to send red-hot rocks and ash flying through the air for hundreds of miles around. Learn all about one of nature's hottest topics with acclaimed science writer Seymour Simon.About the Author:
Seymour Simon has been called “the dean of the [children’s science book] field” by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children’s science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, the New York State Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, the Hope S. Dean Memorial Award from the Boston Public Library, the Washington Post-Children’s Book Guild Award, the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award, and the Mom’s Choice Award-Gold. He and his wife, Liz, live in upstate New York.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers. Library Binding. Book Condition: Good. Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Bookseller Inventory # G068807412XI3N00
Book Description Morrow Junior Books, N . Y., 1988. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Illustrated (illustrator). X-Library -. X-Library with normal flaws.Rebound Library.Remainder dot.The hard cover has light shelf wear with fade/rubbing Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Back. Bookseller Inventory # CP 07891