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Volcanoes don't always look like mountains; they aren't always full of fire. Some are holes in the ground; some form under the sea. And despite their reputation for destruction, volcanoes produce new mountains, new islands, and new soil. Visit some of the world's most remarkable volcanoes along with one of the most outstanding science writers in children's books. It's an extraordinary--and unforgettable--trip.
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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 knows about science -- and about kids -- making him one of the most beloved writers of nonfiction science books for young people. He has won the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. Seymour Simon's most recent titles include Cats, Dogs, Spiders, Tornadoes, and Eyes and Ears. Mr. Simon lives in Great Neck, New York, with his wife.
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Book Description HarperTrophy, 1995. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0688140297
Book Description HarperTrophy, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110688140297
Book Description HarperTrophy, 1995. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0688140297