"WORLD OF CAVES, MINES AND TUNNELS" by Stephen Hoare

"WORLD OF CAVES, MINES AND TUNNELS"

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KIRKUS REVIEW

This fascinating page-turner explores the amazing world of caves, mines, and tunnels as they have developed from the times of the Egyptians to the present. The full-page illustrations are a combination of old photographs, computer-generated art, and drawings. All are woven into a collage to explain how people have used the world underground for burial purposes, dwellings, mining, warfare, safety, and transportation. Readers look inside a pictoral representation of King Tut's tomb; find out how children felt working as trappers inside of a coal mine in 1842; discover how the Allied forces in WWII escaped from prisons; learn how diamonds are formed and cut; and much more, This book is ideal for presentations requiring visual aids, or on almost any shelf; it encompasses the realms of science, history, and technology, linking little-known, unusual facts about these three topics on eye-opening spreads and making the information memorable.

Pub Date: July 1st, 1999
ISBN: ---
Page count: 45pp
Publisher: Bedrick