Mountain Gush Lava And Ash (I Didn't Know That)
|Rating||:||4.37 (747 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
Great book - Disagree with the expert review Sunnye Emerson Sure, it was a little busy for me at first. But my 8 year old loved it and wants to do the science experiments. My son is also an artist and appreciated the illustrations. I think it's a marvelous book and he wants to check it out from the library again! Anything that gets a child excited to read and learn is a winner in my book!!!!!!!!!!
Explores volcanoes on the ground, under the sea, and in space, discussing their formation, eruptions, and lava and ash.
Oliver covers dormant and extinct volcanoes, mud baths, magma, hot springs, magnetic forces, and other fascinating aspects of the topic, but the content doesn't flow, and some of the more interesting details are simply swept aside . (glossary, index) (Nonfiction. Too many feature icons (projects, true/false questions, search-and-find activities) engulf the factual information and result in a book that's confusing and difficult to follow. 6-8) -- Copyright ©1998, Kirkus Associates, LP. From Kirkus Reviews Appearance overwhelms content in this poorly designed title in the I Didn't Know That series. All rights reserved.