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A Ray of Light

By Walter Wick   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780439165877 Hardcover
40 Pages | 9.33" x 11.48" | Ages 6 to 8

A photographic exploration into the beauty and magic of light from the creator of the bestselling A Drop of Water!

The wonder of light has fascinated readers for ages. Walter Wick's mesmerizing photographs paired with simple yet fascinating text and scientific observations help readers understand the secrets and complexity of light.

You will learn what light is made of and how it fits alongside everything else in the world. Walter introduces readers into the mystery behind incandescence, light waves, the colour spectrum, and iridescence as well as how we perceive light in our world and beyond.

Walter Wick demonstrates that science and art both offer ways to observe the world around us.

A Ray of Light is perfect for the STEM curriculum as it incorporates the early disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for A Drop of Water:

ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998.

Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 Award, 1998.

Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (Nonfiction), 1997

"Something as simple as a drop of water hardly seems the stuff of extraordinary science. Yet exceptional photography from Wick shows fundamental science experiments in a fresh light." — Kirkus Reviews