Wildfires (Revised Edition)

Author: Seymour Simon
Publisher: HarperCollins
Category: Natural History Books for Children, Sciences, The Environment
Book Format: Hardcover

A raging wildfire can be a major disaster, costing lives and destroying homes. But fires in nature can help as well as harm, clearing forests of dead trees and allowing young plants to grow. Breathtaking photos highlight this surprising look at fire's part in maintaining the balance of nature. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.

This updated edition includes:

* Author's note

* Stunning full-color photographs

* Glossary

* Index

* Websites and additional reading sources

* Series thumbnails on back cover

Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards

About Seymour Simon
Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 300 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the Educational Paperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Upstate New York. You can visit him online at www.seymoursimon.com.


SKU BK-9780062345028
Barcode # 9780062345028
Brand HarperCollins
Artist / Author Seymour Simon
Shipping Weight 0.6500kg
Shipping Width 26.200m
Shipping Height 1.000m
Shipping Length 26.200m

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