The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, is one of nature's wonders and a major attraction for those lucky enough to view it. For those who can't, this book makes a wonderful introduction to this curious and colorful planetary phenomenon. Mindy Dwyer's enchanting illustrations make the lights dance before young readers' eyes. The book's 26 facts and legends -- one for each letter of the alphabet -- explain both the science behind it (solar winds hitting the earth's magnetic fields) and the legends it has inspired, such as ...

Northern Lights A to Z 2007, Sasquatch Books

ISBN-13: 9781570615153

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