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    Snowflake Bentley (Paperback) By (author) Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Illustrated by Mary Azarian

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    DescriptionFrom the time he was a small boy, Wilson Bentley saw snowflakes as small miracles. And he determined that one day his camera would capture for others the wonder of the tiny crystal. Bentley's enthusiasm for photographing snowflakes was often misunderstood in his time, but his patience and determination revealed two important truths: no two snowflakes are alike; and each one is startlingly beautiful. His story is gracefully told and brought to life in lovely woodcuts, giving children insight into a soul who had not only a scientist's vision and perseverance but a clear passion for the wonders of nature. 'Of all the forms of water the tiny six-pointed crystals of ice called snow are incomparably the most beautiful and varied' - Wilson Bentley. "Snowflake Bentley" won the 1999 Caldecott Medal.


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    Title
    Snowflake Bentley
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Illustrated by Mary Azarian
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 254 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 5 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780547248295
    ISBN 10: 0547248296
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: EY
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y1.3
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: JNF051080
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/LATE18, APPR/AWARD
    BIC E4L: PCS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T General Subject: 213
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 22830
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NRTHES
    Abridged Dewey: 921
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NENGLD, CHRN/ERLY20
    Ingram Subject Code: C4
    Ingram Theme: GEOG/VERMON
    Libri: I-C4
    BIC subject category V2: YBCS
    ECPA Christian Book Category: YCKCHDPCP
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    BISAC V2.8: JNF007090
    B&T Book Type: EN
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JNF041000, JNF007010
    B&T Approval Code: X01770100, X01527000
    LC subject heading: , , , , , ,
    LC classification: QC858.B46 M37 1998B
    DC22: 551.5784092
    Thema V1.0: YBCS, YNNV
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    full-colour illustrations throughout
    Publisher
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Imprint name
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Publication date
    26 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Review quote
    "* "There will be so many uses for this book - not least of which is simply handing it to children and letting their imaginations soar like Bentley's." - Booklist, starred review."