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Mining by Jane Drake
Book DescriptionThis book from the America at Work series introduces young children to the people, machines and environmental concerns involved in the resource-based industry of mining. In Mining, kids explore an underground mine, a surface coal mine and an oil drilling site. Combining fact and fiction with colorful illustrations, the story delivers an early lesson in appreciating and protecting our natural resources.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781553374244
(218mm x 231mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Jane Drake
Jane Drake, with her co-author and sister Ann Love, has co-authored many award-winning non fiction books for kids including The Kids Book of the Night Sky, The Kids Book of the Far North, The Kids Cottage Book, and most recently, Alien Invaders: Species that Threaten Our World. Their works usually have an environmental flavor. Jane lives in Toronto.Ann Love, with her co-author and sister Jane Drake, has co-authored many award-winning non fiction books for kids including The Kids Book of the Night Sky, The Kids Book of the Far North, The Kids Cottage Book, and most recently, Alien Invaders: Species that Threaten Our World. Their works always have an environmental flavor. Ann lives in the Toronto area.Pat Cupples is a children's illustrator whose many books include The Math Book for Girls and Other Beings Who Count and The Technology Book for Girls and Other Advanced Beings. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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