Volcanoes

Paperback | May 23, 2006

bySeymour Simon

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In 2, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to the inner workings of volcanoes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how volcanoes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. This book includes a glossary and index.

Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for over twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.

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In 2, Simon introduces elementary-school readers to the inner workings of volcanoes through engaging descriptions and stunning full-color photographs. He teaches readers why and how volcanoes happen and the damage they can cause through pictures, diagrams, and maps. This book includes a glossary and index.Seymour Simon knows how to exp...

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Do you think of volcanoes as simply big mountains with lava streaming over their tops? Not all of them are like that. Some are covered in ice, and some look like nothing more than deep blue lakes. Some have not erupted in living memory and still may awaken someday to send red-hot rocks and ash flying through the air for hundreds of mil...

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by theNew York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.18 inPublished:May 23, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060877170

ISBN - 13:9780060877170

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"Twenty-five altogether stunning full-color photos and a clear, concise text are melded into a masterful introduction to volcanoes....Excellent science writing, a pleasure to read and view."--"Kirkus Reviews"An armchair tour of some of the more impressive volcanoes around the world."--" School Library Journal"A good choice for reading aloud."--" Publishers Weekly