Synopses & Reviews
Imagine exploring the most extreme parts of our amazing planet—trekking though the driest desert, climbing the snowiest mountaintops, and diving to the deepest regions of the ocean floor. Seymour Simon, the dean of children's science nonfiction, investigates Earth's biggest, smallest, deepest, and coldest environments, animals, plants, and most severe weather. These mind-bending facts and photographs invite readers on an exciting, and sometimes unbelievable, scientific expedition of Earth's most amazing records!
"An artful blend of text and image" - Kirkus Reviews
"This is a title that will never stay on the shelf." - Library Media Connection
About the Author
Seymour Simon is a former teacher and the author of more than 200 science books for children. He lives in Great Neck, New York.