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Children's Nonfiction Geography

Introducing Landforms

by (author) Bobbie Kalman & Kelley MacAulay

Crabtree Publishing Company
Initial publish date
Feb 2008
Geography, Rocks & Minerals, General
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
    List Price
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    Feb 2008
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 8
  • Grade: 2 to 3


This fascinating new book explains to young children why the land on Earth has different shapes in different places. Amazing photographs and illustrations show examples of continents, mountains, valleys, plains, and caves, as well as the forests, animals, and water that may be found on each landform. Simple text also describes what volcanoes are and how lava flows can create mountains. The role that weather, such as rain and strong wind, plays in shaping sand dunes, mesas, buttes, and canyons is also described.

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Librarian Reviews

Introducing Landforms (Looking at Earth)

Islands and valleys and caves, oh my! Learn about these and other landforms such as mountains, canyons and plains. Discover desert landforms like dunes, mesas and buttes. Find out about the seven elements that shape landforms. Includes photographs, illustrations, quiz, glossary and index.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2009.

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