Snow Is Falling by FRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

Snow Is Falling

byFRANKLYN M. BRANLEY

Paperback | January 6, 2000

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Snow is falling. Snow is wonderful - for sledding, for skiing, and for building snowmen. But did you know that snow can actually keep things warm? Find out how snow helpf plants, animals, and people to survive. But when a blizzard blows, watch out! The snow that is so useful can be dangerous too.

Franklyn M. Branley and Holly Keller team up for a fun and colorful exploration of the world of snow, including experiments and activities for cold winter days. A Let's Read and Find Out Science book, for Stage 1.

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Franklyn M. Branley was Astronomer Emeritus and former Chairman of the American Museum-Hayden Planetarium. In 1960, he originated the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. Dr. Branley was the author of over 150 science books for children.
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Title:Snow Is FallingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 8 × 9.81 × 0.09 inPublished:January 6, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064451860

ISBN - 13:9780064451864

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 6

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Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series co-founder Franklyn M. Branley teams up with illustrator Holly Keller to teach kids ages three to six the value of snow in this Stage 1 title. Full of fun facts and fascinating trivia, Snow is Falling describes the real function of snow — beyond making lumpy snowmen and pelting each other with snowballs! Did you know snow actually keeps plants and animals warm during the long, chilly winter months? Children will discover the truth about this oft-maligned element in this absorbing, colourful book, which also contains terrific experiments so kids can learn from for themselves.

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"What is good and bad about snow?" is the central question of this new title by the founder of the fine Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series. As in his other titles, Branley is successful in presenting scientific facts to the very young, moving from the most basic observations about snow ("sometimes snow is wer and sticky...sometimes snow is light, dry, and fluffy") to exploring the effects that snow has on people, animals, and the earth. ...There are plenty of useful beginning words, concepts, and activities, extended by uncluttered, attractive illustrations and a concluding resource section for teachers. For kids from all climates who know about the fun but ask, "What does snow do?" (ALA Booklist)