The Story of Snow by Mark Cassino
The Science of Winter's Wonder

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How do snow crystals form? What shapes can they take? Are no two snow crystals alike? These questions and more are answered in this visually stunning exploration of the science of snow. Perfect for reading on winter days, the book features photos of real snow crystals in their beautiful diversity. Snowflake-catching instructions are also included.
 

About Mark Cassino

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Mark Cassino is a fine art and natural history photographer. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife, Pam, and their two cats. Jon Nelson is a teacher and physicist who has studied ice crystals and clouds for more than 15 years. He lives near Kyoto, Japan.
 
Published October 21, 2011 by Chronicle Books LLC. 36 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Covering much the same scientific territory as Carolyn Fisher’s The Snow Show (2008), this distinguishes itself with Cassino’s astonishing photographs of snow crystals.

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A natural-history photographer and physicist team up for an artistic science lesson about the rise and fall of snow crystals.

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