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Man Who Named the Clouds
by Julie Hanna and Joan Holub and Paige Billin-Frye


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In 1782, when Luke Howard was ten, he began keeping a weather journal to describe what he saw in the sky—he especially loved to watch the clouds. As an adult, Luke wanted to classify clouds, though many others had failed at this.

"This combination biography and science text is a fascinating look at one man's interest in weather." — Kirkus Reviews

"An attractive combination of biographical narrative and weather science." — Booklist

Joan Holub is the author and/or illustrator of over one hundred thirty books for children, including Apple Countdown and Wagons Ho!  Read more...


 
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Overview

In 1782, when Luke Howard was ten, he began keeping a weather journal to describe what he saw in the sky—he especially loved to watch the clouds. As an adult, Luke wanted to classify clouds, though many others had failed at this.

"This combination biography and science text is a fascinating look at one man's interest in weather." —Kirkus Reviews

"An attractive combination of biographical narrative and weather science." —Booklist

Joan Holub is the author and/or illustrator of over one hundred thirty books for children, including Apple Countdown and Wagons Ho! She is also the author of the acclaimed Goddess Girls series (coauthored with Suzanne Williams), which includes twelve titles such as Athena the Brain, Medusa the Mean, and Aphrodite the Diva.


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  • ISBN: 9781480489219
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
  • Date: Mar 2014
 
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