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    DescriptionTHE CLOUD COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK fits into the pocket, allowing cloudspotters to identify cloud formations anytime and anywhere. All the common cloud types are represented, as are many of the rare ones, each fully described and illustrated with a range of photographs. Not only is THE CLOUD COLLECTOR'S HANDBOOK an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to be able to identify and understand every cloud that floats by, it also caters for the competitive cloudspotter. Points are awarded for each cloud type identified - the rarer the cloud, the greater points - and there's space to fill in where and when it was sighted. Beautifully designed, in colour throughout, and full of the humour that made THE CLOUDSPOTTER'S GUIDE so engaging, the HANDBOOK is the essential reference for anyone with their head in the clouds.


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    Title
    The Cloud Collector's Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gavin Pretor-Pinney
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 112
    Width: 107 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780340919439
    ISBN 10: 0340919434
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCP
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.1
    BIC subject category V2: WNWM
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16620
    BISAC V2.8: SCI042000
    DC22: 551.576
    Thema V1.0: WNWM
    Illustrations note
    138 colour photographs
    Publisher
    Hodder & Stoughton General Division
    Imprint name
    Sceptre
    Publication date
    11 June 2009
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the founder of The Cloud Appreciation Society, a global organisation he set up to fight 'blue-sky thinking'. He is also the co-founder and creative director of The Idler magazine and author of the bestselling THE CLOUDSPOTTER'S GUIDE. He lives in London and Somerset.
    Review quote
    Has all the quirky humour that made the last one a bestseller thelondonpaper Small enough to fit in your pocket, and with a good dollop of humour, it's the perfect companion for a gloomy day New Scientist Float away with this unstuffy guide to all things fluffy...cloud anoraks and children will love the spotting and scoring - but the real joy is having an excuse to relax and think nothing more than, 'Oh, there goes another one. Good Housekeeping The perfect book for people who should get out more Western Daily Press