The Secret Life of a Snowflake: An Up-Close Look at the Art and Science of Snowflakes

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This is the story of a single snowflake from it s creation in the clouds, following its fall to earth, and its brief sparkling appearance on a child s glove. Featuring photographs of real snowflakes, forming in a laboratory, water evaporating, clouds developing, ice crystals, rain, dew, frost all the elements that accompany and add up, bit by bit, to the white landscape of winter. Aimed at readers from five upward, this book shows stunningly beautiful photographs of snowflakes, along with a description of how they are formed, fall, and explains this magical phenomena, making it all the more real and bound to appeal to both children and adults. Popular snowflake author s book for children 5 upwards Captures the wonder of snowflakes in detailed photographs, along with scientific information Previous snowflake books have all been best-sellers Perfect book for the Winter!

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The Secret Life of a Snowflake For children 6-12, the story of a single snowflake--from its creation in the clouds to its fall--in fascinating photographs and details. Full description

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THE SECRET LIFE OF A SNOWFLAKE tells the story of a single snowflake - from it s creation in the clouds, following its fall to earth, and its brief sparkling appearance on a child s glove. Featuring photographs of real snowflakes, forming in a laboratory, water evaporating, clouds developing, ice crystals, rain, dew, frost - all the elements that accompany and add up, bit by bit, to the white landscape of winter. Aimed at readers from five upward, this book has stunningly beautiful photographs of snowflakes, along with a description of how they are formed and fall, and explains these magical phenomena, making it all the more real and bound to appeal to both children and adults. A perfect book for the Winter! --New Classics, January, 2010

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