Mountains (Paperback) - Simon, Seymour

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From the snowy Alps to the Appalachians' worn peaks, mountains make a dramatic reminder of ages past and ages to come. Through clear prose and breathtaking, full-color images, "Mountains" explores these ancient and colossal natural wonders.

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Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780688154776
SKU 30125783
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0688154778
Release Date 9/1/1997
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Dimensions (in Inches) 10H x 10L x 0.25T
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Seymour Simon
A graduate of the Bronx High School of Science and City College of New York City, Seymour Simon is known for his clear and informative books on science for children. Simon, the author of over 200 books, was honored with the Eva L. Gordon Award for his body of work by the American Nature Society as well as the New York State Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature.
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Annotation An introduction to the different types of mountains (folded, fault-block, volcanic, and dome), the effects of erosion, and how mountains affect the climate. Illustrated with color photographs.
Editors Note From the snowy Alps to the Appalachians' worn peaks, mountains make a dramatic reminder of ages past and ages to come. Through clear prose and breathtaking, full-color images, "Mountains" explores these ancient and colossal natural wonders.
Editors Note 2 "In the trademark Simon style, carefully selected color photos, drawings, and a clear and informative text tell the story of Earth's mountains: their formation, relative sizes, ecology, and influence on weather....Simon may have done more than any other living author to help us understand and appreciate the beauty of our planet and our universe;
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Book Format Paperback
Minimum Age 06
Number of Pages 0032
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