Caves and Caverns

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1996 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Here is a fascinating journey through those dark, mysterious hollow places on earth--sea caves, lava caves, ice caves, and more. Caves and Caverns also includes information on where to go, what to bring, and how to have a safe, exciting spelunking adventure of your own. “This title will be enjoyed by budding scientists and explorers.”--School Library Journal

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User Review  - aholli3 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book for a few reasons. First of all, the cross-section illustrations throughout the book perfectly portrayed the parts of the caves. The author provided labels throughout the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChuckJackson - LibraryThing

A great non-fiction book about caves and caverns. Nicely illustrated for children with great explanations about caves and caverns, A great book for the beginnings of science and Geology. Read full review

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Gail Gibbons was born in 1944 in Oak Park, Illinois. She received a degree in graphic design from the University of Illinois. She got a job doing artwork for television shows in New York City. She was eventually offered a job creating art for a children's show, where some of the children asked her if she had ever considered doing a children's books. Her first book, Willy and His Wheel Wagon, was published in 1975. Since then she has written and illustrated more than 170 non-fiction books for children including Nature's Green Umbrella: Tropical Rain Forests.

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