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Delightful blend of serious meteorology and beautiful illustrations takes readers on a voyage of discovery as the versatile author traces a single air mass from the Canadian Rockies to northern New England and its effect on Americans from varied backgrounds -- including a bush pilot in Canada, and a New England sailor. 43 black-and-white illustrations.
Title: Look at the Sky and Tell the Weather
Illustrator: Reg. Price: $9.95
Categories: Life & Times,
Publisher: Dover Publications:
ISBN Number: 0486433854
ISBN Number 13: 9780486433851
Book Details: 112 pages, 8 1/4 x 11, paperback, Dover Publications
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 433854
Description: 43 black-and-white illustrations by the author
Tips for predicting local weather
Engrossing facts and entertaining anecdotes will appeal to young adults as well as older readers
A delightful blend of serious meteorology and beautiful illustrations, this informative book displays the many talents of Eric Sloane. A writer, landscape painter, weather forecaster, and authority on early American history, Sloane takes readers with him on a voyage of discovery as he traces a single air mass from the Canadian Rockies to northern New England. A vivid narrative and the author's own pen-and-ink sketches describe the progress of the air mass over America, and tell about its encounters with other elements of weather systems and with Americans from a variety of backgrounds. Unabridged republication of the edition published by Hawthorn Books, Inc., New York, 1970.