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Author Francis, Angela Sangma, author.
Title Everest / text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng.
Pub Info London : Flying Eye Books, an imprint of Nobrow Ltd., 2018.
©2018
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Nantucket-Childrens  J 954.96 FRA     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 954.96 FRA     AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 954.96 FRA     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 75 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction -- Below the surface -- The Himalayan mountain range -- How do you measure a mountain? -- Looking up to the mountain -- Life at the foot of the mountain -- Magic in medicine -- Sacred mountain -- The Sherpa people of Khumbu Valley -- The legend of Shambhala -- Everest's alpine world -- What is the alpine environment? -- Alpine animals -- Ice giants -- The legend of Ganga -- The humble yak -- What makes a climber? -- Oxygen -- Climbing the mountain -- The five sisters of long life -- Perils of the mountain -- The three-faced goddess -- Attempts to the top -- The first successful attempt -- The climb -- Inventions for Everest -- At the top of the mountain -- The summit -- Human vs nature -- The myth of the Yeti -- Garbage on Everest -- Beyond the peaks -- Mount Everest -- Glossary.
Summary "There is a place where a mountain grows. It is the highest spot on Earth, the ultimate challenge for mountain-climbing adventurers, the towering figure of Sagarmatha, the Goddess of the Sky ... Welcome to Mount Everest. In this stunning book, travel back to the mountain's ancient origins, learn about the flora and fauna of its great flanks, and discover the rich culture and history surrounding it."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Exploration & Discovery.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Geography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Sports & Recreation.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal) -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal.)
Everest, Mount (China and Nepal.) -- History.
Himalaya Mountains -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Himalaya Mountains.
Himalaya Mountains -- History.
Himalaya Mountains -- Description and travel.
Add Author Feng, Lisk, illustrator.
ISBN 9781911171997
1911171992
9781911171430
1911171437
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