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A Drop Of Water : A Book of Science and Wonder

by Walter Wick, Photographs By Walter Wick


Scholastic Press
April 1997


Non-Fiction
Ages 4 – 8 . Grades PreK – 3

Library of Congress: 95030068


Lexile measure: 870L

DRA: 38

Guided Reading: P

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The most spectacular photographs ever created on the subject of water appear in this unique science book by Walter Wick. The camera stops the action and magnifies it so that all the amazing states of water can be observed — water as ice, rainbow, steam, frost, dew. Readers can examine a drop of water as it falls from a faucet, see a drop of water as it splashes on a hard surface, count the points of an actual snowflake, and contemplate how drops of water form clouds. Evaporation, condensation, capillary, attraction, and surface tension are explained through simple text and illustrated by pictures that reveal water in its many awesome transformations. The last pages of the book feature experiments that welcome the reader into the world of scientific investigation. In A Drop of Water, Walter Wick embraces two disciplines, art and science, and stimulates the reader as aesthetic and scientific observer.
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Walter Wick

Walter Wick is the photographer of the international bestselling I Spy series as well as the author and photographer of the acclaimed Can You See What I See? series. He lives with his wife, Linda, in Miami Beach, Florida.

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Hardback
$19.99

Jacketed Hardcover / Smyth

ISBN: 9780590221979

40pp. | 9 x 11-¼

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