Danger on the Mountain: Scaling the World's Highest Peaks

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DK, Mar 14, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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From blizzards and glaciers on the world's highest peaks to the challenge of free climbing, there is danger on the mountains! These 48-page books about fascinating subjects like pirates, mummies, and volcanoes are for proficient readers who can understand a rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure. In addition to the stunning photographs, informative sidebars, and glossary, readers will find archival photographs and paintings. Averaging 4,500 to 5,000 words in length, Level 4 books are 40 percent pictures and 40 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.

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Author Andrew Donkin began writing children's comics and books soon after graduating. He is a graphic novelist and illustrator and has also written for adults. Two of his popular titles include Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight and Artemis Fowl: The Graphic Novel.