Rainbow and You by Edwin C. Krupp

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Everyone knows rainbows look magical, but how do they work?

You'll find out when you join the Rainbow Patrol. Rainbow expert Roy G. Biv will guide you back in time to learn the importance of rainbows in ancient cultures. You'll go inside a raindrop to discover how light bends to create the rainbow's dazzling colors. Finally, you'll return home and learn how to make your own rainbow!

You'll become a real rainbow expert as noted astronomer E.C. Krupp and artist Robin Rector Krupp combine fascinating facts with dazzling illustrations to reveal the secrets of the rainbow. The creators of The Big Dipper and You bring their celestial know-how a little closer to earth in this entertaining introduction to our most colorful natural wonder.

 

About Edwin C. Krupp

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Dr. E.C. Krupp and Robin Rector Krupp have worked together on "The Comet and You" (Macmillan), the first children's book to receive the American Institue of Physics Science-Writing Award; "The Big Dipper and You" (Mulberry), an Outstanding Science Trade Book for Children' and, most recently, "The Moon and You" (Mulberry). Dr. Krupp is the Director of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles and an expert on ancient and prehistoric astronomy.
 
Published April 5, 2000 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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The enthusiasm that lights up the Krupps’ previous science books (The Moon and You, 1993, etc.) shines in this busy disquisition on rainbows.

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