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What is sand? How is it formed? Where does sand come from? How does it get to the beach? Why is it different colours? Let the sand-piper sleuth show you the answers to these questions in this lively collage-style look at a familiar substance that's never been so fascinating: sand.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780792255833
ISBN-10: 0792255836
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 273mm x 3mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Books
Publisher: National Geographic Books
Publish Date: 4-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Prager

Dr. Ellen J. Prager lives in Arlington, Virgina and is a geologist who specializes in marine science research and education. Formerly with the Sea Education Association and the U.S. Geological Survey, she now writes on marine-related topics. She collects sand from all over the world. Illustrator Nancy Woodman lives in Poulsbo, Washington, and is the illustrator for two other books in the series: Dirt and Volcano.