B Is for Blue Planet
An Earth Science AlphabetBook - 2011
How much of Earth's surface is covered by water? How do thenorthern lights get their colors?Planet Earth has been home to mankind for hundreds of thousandsof years and while scientists have learned a lot about it, they're stillunraveling many of its mysteries. B is for Blue Planet: An EarthScience Alphabet explains what we do know about our planet andwhat more we have to learn. Examine Earth's diverse ecosystems(deserts), discover geological wonders (karst caves), learn aboutweather phenomena (hurricanes), and much more.Ruth Strother has been in the publishing industry for morethan twenty years and is the author of fifteen books forchildren. She also wrote Sleeping Bear's W is for Woof:A Dog Alphabet. Ruth lives in Southern California.Bob Marstall was a K-12 art teacher for many years, andtoday he is an award-winning children's book illustrator.He tours all over the country, lecturing in schools on theintegration of art and science. Bob lives in Northampton,Massachusetts.
Publisher: Ann Arbor, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2011
Branch Call Number: JE STR
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 x 27 cm