The Resource Everest, text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng

Everest, text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng

Label
Everest
Title
Everest
Statement of responsibility
text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francis, Sangma
Dewey number
954.96
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • DS495.8.E9
  • DS485.H6
LC item number
  • F73 2018
  • F73 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Feng, Lisk
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Everest, Mount (China and Nepal)
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Himalaya Mountains
  • Himalaya Mountains
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Everest, text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1019632430
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
75 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1019632430
Label
Everest, text, Angela Sangma Francis ; illustrations, Lisk Feng
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
on1019632430
Dimensions
32 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
75 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1019632430

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