This Place Is Cold by Vicki Cobb
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Focuses on the land, animals, plants, and climate of Alaska, presenting it as an example of a place where it is so cold your hair can freeze and break off.
 

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Vicki Cobb is a pro at explaining the cohesive and adhesive properties of water. but she can never seem to remember that plants like water too! She finally had to decorate her home with artificial plants to keep from killing the live ones.Ever since Science Experiments You Can Eat, Vicki Cobb has been delighting children, parents, and teachers with the fun of making science discoveries. Now, with the new Science Play series, she sets her sights on the youngest children. who are natural scientists and are always experimenting. Vicki Cobb and her husband divide their time between their homes in White Plains, New York. and Manchester, Vermont. Barbara Lavallee is a fine artist who has illustrated many books for children including the very successful MAMA, DO YOU LOVE ME. She lives in Anchorage Alaska.
 
Published March 1, 1989 by Walker & Co. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math. Fiction

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Boldy decorative, full-color paintings and cheerful, informative texts introduce the adaptations necessary to cope with two diverse environments.

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Nearly a third of this addition to the ``Imagine Living Here'' series describes life in the Australian outback, where ``a mid-sized station with eight thousand sheep is two hundred square miles.'' Cobb states that ``If you lived on the outback of Australia, the only people you would see every day...

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Cobb deftly defines scientific terms such as lichen and permafrost, while simultaneously portraying the daily life of Alaskans (although the umbrella term “Eskimo” is used instead of more specific ethnic terms).

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