What Makes a Shadow?

What Makes a Shadow?

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Read and find out about shadows and how they work in this colorfully illustrated nonfiction picture book.When you run, your shadow runs. But you can never catch it!

What makes a shadow? Where does it come from? When the sun is shining, everything has its own shadow—trees, houses, cars, even clouds and planes way up in the sky. You have a shadow, too. As the sun sets, all shadows become part of a much larger one—the night!

With simple words and charming illustrations, Clyde Robert Bulla and June Otani explain how shadows are produced. Young readers will discover what makes the shadows they see and will be introduced to the fun of making shadows of their own.

This is a clear and appealing science book for early elementary age kids, both at home and in the classroom. It’s a Level 1 Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades. The 100+ titles in this leading nonfiction series are:

hands-on and visual

acclaimed and trusted

great for classrooms

Top 10 reasons to love LRFOs:Entertain and educate at the same time

Have appealing, child-centered topics

Developmentally appropriate for emerging readers

Focused; answering questions instead of using survey approach

Employ engaging picture book quality illustrations

Use simple charts and graphics to improve visual literacy skills

Feature hands-on activities to engage young scientists

Meet national science education standards

Written/illustrated by award-winning authors/illustrators & vetted by an expert in the field

Over 130 titles in print, meeting a wide range of kids’ scientific interests

Books in this series support the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards. Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.

When you run, your shadow runs. But you can never catch it!

What makes a shadow? Where does it come from? When the sun is shining, everything has its own shadow — trees, houses, cars, even clouds and planes way up in the sky. You have a shadow, too. As the sun sets, all shadows become part of a much larger one — the night!

With simple words and charming illustrations, Clyde Robert Bulla and June Otani explain how shadows are produced. Young readers will discover what makes the shadows they see and will be introduced to the fun of making shadows of their own.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 1 × 10 × 8 in