Arctic Tundra by Donald Silver

Arctic Tundra

byDonald Silver, Patricia Wynne

Paperback | September 22, 1997

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It’s a land of riddles, where a winter night can last for weeks and where the ground is full of water though it rarely rains or snows. Bears, hares, wolves, and foxes roam the ice-crusted earth, as flowers follow the sun as it moves across the sky. Young readers may never come to the Arctic tundra, but now it can come to them—in a book chock full of fun-to-do experiments and activities for children ages 6 and up that help them to solve some of the mysteries of this strange and forbidding world. Arctic Tundra includes a picture field guide, a glossary-index, and a resource list.

About The Author

Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square®series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book—all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne’s illust...

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Title:Arctic TundraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 8.9 × 8.9 × 0.2 inPublished:September 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007057927X

ISBN - 13:9780070579279

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 9

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Table of Contents

Introduction.One Small Square of Arctic Tundra.Winter Already? Back Off! Out of Sight.Where the Action Is.On the Move.The Race Is On! Hug That Ground.What a Day! On the Way Out.Ready or Not.Time to Explore.Tundra Diorama.See You in Siberia.

From Our Editors

The Arctic Tundra is a land riddled with mysteries and puzzles. Beneath this magical heaven, bears, howling wolves and hungry foxes roam the frozen earth, while ancient trees a century old strain to grow beyond a foot high. With this activity-filled book, the strange and wonderful land is brought to readers one small square at a time. Full color.