It is beautiful to look at, hard to reach, and terribly difficult to climb. Winds of 200 kilometres per hour or more scream across it day and night, while temperature falls to -20 degrees C or lower. Every year, some who try to climb the highest mountain in the world do not return.This full-colour, non-fiction series presents an engaging range of topics such as environmental issues, historical facts, and culture. Each title features colour photographs, exercises, a glossary, and information about the author. Four levels are available to help you find the right level for yourstudents.