The Most Beautiful Roof in the World: Exploring the Rainforest Canopy

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byKathryn LaskyPhotographed byChristopher G. Knight

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Journey along with Dr. Meg Lowman, a scientist who, with the help of slings, suspended walkways, and mountain-climbing equipment, has managed to ascend into one of our planet''s least accessible and most fascinating ecosystems - the rain-forest canopy. ''Fresh in outlook and intriguing in details, this book will strengthen any library collection on the rainforest.'' - Booklist

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Describes the work of Meg Lowman in the rainforest canopy, an area unexplored until the last ten years and home to previously unknown species of plants and animals

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Journey along with Dr. Meg Lowman, a scientist who, with the help of slings, suspended walkways, and mountain-climbing equipment, has managed to ascend into one of our planet's least accessible and most fascinating ecosystems - the rain-forest canopy. 'Fresh in outlook and intriguing in details, this book will strengthen any library collection on the rainforest.' - Booklist

KATHRYN LASKY's many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents' Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Her picture books include The Emperor's Old Clothes, illustrated by David Catrow; A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, illustrated by Barry Moser; and Marven of the Great North Woods, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusett...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 12 × 8 × 0.26 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0152008977

ISBN - 13:9780152008970

Appropriate for ages: 6

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