The Cave Book - Wonders of Creation Books #6

The Cave Book - Wonders of Creation Books #6
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    Author: Emil Silvestru
    Format: Hardcover
    Publisher: Master Books
    Series: Wonders of Creation Books
    Ages: 10 to 16
    Size: 9 X 11¼
    Total Pages: 80
    For Grades: 4 to 9
    List Price: $16.99
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    Explore deep into the hidden wonders beneath the surface as cave expert Dr. Emil Silvestru takes you on an illuminating and educational journey through the mysterious world of caves. Discover the beautiful formations, thriving ecology, unique animals, and fragile balance of this little-seen ecosystem in caves from around the globe.

    —24 inch pullout poster at back of book

    The Cave Book will teach you about:

    • A creationary model for how caves form
    • A history of how caves have been used by humans for shelter and worship
    • How old caves really are
    • The surprising world of Neanderthals and their connection to modern humans
    • How to make a stone axe and about early tools
    • Just how long it really takes for cave formations to form
    • Unusual animals that makes caves their home
    • Examples of how connected caves are to mythology of many cultures
    • The climate and geologic processes and features of caves and karst rocks
    • The process by which ice caves form
    • Exploration, hazards, and record-setting caves
    • How caves form, and features above and below the surface

    —Seasonal ice forming at the mouth of a cave on Grand Island, Lake Superior, Michigan's Upper Peninsula, USA

    Filled with beautiful and fascinating color photos of caves from around the world, The Cave Book is a wonderful guide to this hidden world of wonders. Enjoy learning on your journey of exploration into these exciting and mysterious places underground.