Kingfisher Young Knowledge: Mountains
"KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge" is a highly visual, accessible and inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning, full-colour photographs. Project spreads, featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. "KFYK Mountains" introduces young readers to nature's most magnificent peaks and ranges, from the tip of Everest to the valleys of ancient volcanoes. Learn how the Earth's tectonic plates collide to form mountain ranges, meet the amazing birds, mammals and people that live at high altitudes, and follow in the footsteps of intrepid mountain explorers. Fun and easy projects will help young readers discover more about mountains.
- Hardback | 48 pages
- 194 x 225 x 10mm | 426g
- 05 Feb 2007
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Unabridged edition
- full-colour photographs
Table of contents
1 Half-title; 2 Imprint; 3 Title; 4 Contents; 6 What are mountains?; 8 Moving world; 10 Mountains of fire; 12 Rising rock; 14 On the mountainside; 16 Mountain weather; 18 Glaciers; 20 Wear and tear; 22 Plucky plants; 24 Adaptable animals; 26 Living on mountains; 28 Going places; 30 Tourism; 32 Mountain resources; 34 Climbing equipment; 36 Reaching the top; 38 Avalanche!; 40 Mountain rescue; 42 Mountain myths; 44 Projects: Making mountains and Big Foot greetings card; 46 Projects: Moving cable car; 48 Index.
"'Highly visual and inspirational for young readers' Teaching & Learning"
About Margaret Hynes
Margaret Hynes has been working in publishing for 13 years. During this time, she has written a number of pre-school and older children's titles on topics including English vocabulary, history, poverty and population. Margaret has also edited an array of books for children and adults. These range from atlases to books on history, dinosaurs, football, science and animals.