Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search




Book

Mountains of the World / Dieter Braun ; translation by Jen Calleja.

Braun, Dieter (Illustrator), (author,, illustrator.). Calleja, Jen, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

"The mountains that shape our world are as breathtaking and diverse as the beings that inhabit them. From the peaks of the Himalayas to the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, discover some of the most striking geographical features of our planet and the powerful natural forces that formed them"--Cover page 4.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Helix Public Library J 551.43 BRA (Text) 37835000109286 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 05/21/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781912497942
  • ISBN: 9781911171706
  • ISBN: 1912497948
  • ISBN: 1911171704
  • Physical Description: 93 pages, 4 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 25 x 29 cm
  • Edition: First English edition.
  • Publisher: London ; Flying Eye Books, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is a mountain? -- How is a mountain made? -- The highest mountain in the world -- The Andean Condor -- Mountain ranges -- Summiteers -- Types of climbing -- Alpine climbing equipment -- Mount Fuji -- The mountain lion -- Huang Shan -- The Alps -- Mountains of sand: the desert -- Skiing -- Skiing equipment -- What remains of mountains? -- The Guanaco -- When mountains spit fire -- Yosemite National Park -- Mountain sculptures -- Who lives at the top? -- Mount Kilimanjaro -- The Chamois -- Waterfalls -- Halong Bay -- Like another world: Iceland -- Mountain creatures: does the yeti exist? -- Australia -- A world of ice and snow -- A mountain made of color -- Table Mountain -- Holy mountains: seat of the gods -- The yak -- Spirit of the mountains: the snow leopard -- Glaciers -- The Dall sheep -- Descent into darkness -- Levels of vegetation in the Alps -- Norway -- The Alpine Chough -- Research stations -- The environment -- World map.
Summary, etc.:
"The mountains that shape our world are as breathtaking and diverse as the beings that inhabit them. From the peaks of the Himalayas to the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea, discover some of the most striking geographical features of our planet and the powerful natural forces that formed them"--Cover page 4.
Language Note:
Translated from the German.
Subject: Mountains > Juvenile literature.
Mountain ecology > Juvenile literature.
Mountains.
Genre: Picture books.

Additional Resources