The Story of Snow The Science of Winter's Wonder by Mark Cassino
  

Synopsis

The Story of Snow The Science of Winter's Wonder by Mark Cassino

How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Why do star-shaped snow crystals usually have six arms? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered inside this exploration of the science of snow, featuring photos of real snow crystals in all their beautiful diversity. Perfect for reading on winter days, this book by a nature photographer and a snow scientist will inspire wonder and curiosity about the marvels of snow. And for those inspired to collect and study their own snow crystals, there are snow-crystal-catching instructions in the back.

Reviews

BULLETIN OF THE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S BOOKS (STARRED REVIEW)Nature photographer Cassino's galley of snow crystals is the sort of riveting exhibition that will have eyes locked to the pages, mesmerized by the intricate forms themselves and the 'How did he do that?

's technique of capturing images of these ephemeral delicacies.'

About the Author

Mark Cassino is a fine art and natural history photographer. He first started photographing snow crystals after watching them land on the windshield of his car. He has since spent many cold hours in his garage, photographing snow. Aside from snow crystals, Mark also enjoys photographing dragonflies, wildflowers, and trees. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife, Pam, and their two cats. Jon Nelson is a teacher and physicist who has studied ice crystals and clouds for more than fifteen years. His favorite activities include rock climbing, watching thunderstorms, and exploring crystal formations on frosty mornings. Though crystals shaped by weather are best, he can never forget the heart-shaped ice crystal he once grew in the laboratory. Jon lives near Kyoto, Japan, with his wife and two daughters.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Mark Cassino
More books by Mark Cassino

Publisher

Publication date

20th August 2009

ISBN

9780811868662


It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

I love lovereading4kids because I’ve read amazing books I would never have picked up, and its opened doors to new genre’s I now love.

Harriet Cunningham

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

Lovereading4kids is great, we get books really early never late. We love to read and review, and think you would like it too. The excitement

Jasmine Harris-Hart, age 12
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools