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From Newbery Honor author Kathryn Lasky comes a fascinating journey through the rainforest canopy that's perfect for budding environmentalists.
Journey along with Dr. Meg Lowman, a scientist who, with the help of slings, suspended walkways, and mountain-climbing equipment, has managed to ascend into one of our planet’s least accessible and most fascinating ecosystems. “Fresh in outlook and intriguing in details, this book will strengthen any library collection on the rainforest.”--Booklist
About the Author
Kathryn Lasky's many books for young people have received such honors as the Parents' Choice Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and a Newbery Honor citation. Her picture books include Sugaring Time, The Emperor's Old Clothes, A Brilliant Streak: The Making of Mark Twain, and Marven of the Great North Woods. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her husband, photographer and filmmaker Christopher Knight.
Christopher Knight is a photographer whose work has appeared in National Geographic, among other publications. He has also produced films ranging from a theatrical feature starring Joan Baez to TV programs on aging, sailing, bald eagles, and a solo canoe voyage to the Arctic Ocean. Many of his films have appeared on the PBS Adventure and Nova series. Mr. Knight lives with his wife, the author Kathryn Lasky, in Cambridge, Massachussetts.