Rivers of Sunlight: How the Sun Moves Water Around the Earth

Molly Bang (Author) Penny Chisholm (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
Blue Sky Press (AZ)
Publish Date
January 31, 2017
Pages
48
Dimensions
9.2 X 0.5 X 11.0 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780545805414

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About the Author

Molly Bang has written and illustrated more than twenty books for young readers, including When Sophie Gets Angry -- Really, Really Angry... ; Ten, Nine, Eight; and The Grey Lady and the Strawberry Snatcher, each of which were Caldecott Honor books. Bang divides her time between Falmouth, Massachusetts, and Northern California.

Penny Chisholm is a professor at M.I.T., where she has been teaching Ecology for more than thirty-five years. Her long list of prestigious awards includes the National Medal of Science, awarded at the White House in 2013.

Reviews

5 STARS for Rivers of Sunlight

* "The science is superb." -- Horn Book, starred review

* "The pairing of uncomplicated text and lavish illustration feels expansive, conveying amazement and awe through clear, yet poetic, visual explanations....A handsome invitation to earth science." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "An enlightening book on a vital topic." -- Booklist, starred review

*"Bang continues her Sunlight series with a poetic, in-depth exploration of the sun's role in the water cycle." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

*"An outstanding choice for introducing young children to the water cycle. This is a book to return to many times." -- School Library Journal, starred review

Praise for Buried Sunlight

* "Gorgeous illustrations and impressive, urgent scientific explanation." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Combining an amiable voice with unusual breadth of vision, depth of knowledge, and subtlety of presentation, this is a masterful book in a highly original science series." -- Booklist, starred review

Praise for Ocean Sunlight

A Booklist Editor's Choice & Top 10 Book for Youth
A Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice Title
A Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book Title

* "This ambitious, beautifully illustrated book offers information seldom covered in science books for young children." -- Booklist, starred review

* "Bang creates dimension and visual drama with her use of gold, blues, and black, forming an ethereal habitat for phytoplankton, jellyfish, and bioluminescent creatures." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "An awe-inspiring lesson in photosynthesis goes under the sea. Readers will want to visit more than once to capture both the science and the abundant sense of celebration here." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review