Saving the Ghost of the Mountain (Paperback)
An Expedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia (Scientists in the Field Series)
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780547727349, 80pp.
Publication Date: September 4, 2012
List Price: 9.99*
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School Library Journal Best Book of 2009
A NSTA/CBS Outstanding Science Trade Book for 2010
2009 Booklists's editors' list of the Top 10 Environmental Titles for Youth
With a dazzling as-it-happens narrative and spectacular photographs, readers, young and old, will be fascinated as they discover why these mysterious cats are called ghosts of the mountain. Readers will also be stunned by how much perseverance it takes to research and protect this endangered, little-understood species.
About the Author
Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is the photographer of many acclaimed books for children. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.Visit his website at: nicbishop.com
Researching films, articles, and 22 books, SY MONTGOMERYhas hiked the Altai Mountains of Mongolia looking for snow leopards, tracked tree kangaroos in Papua New Guinea, and more. A National Book Award finalist, she has also been honored with a Sibert Medal, two Science Book and Film prizes from the National Association for the Advancement of Science, three honorary degrees, and many other awards. She lives in Hancock, New Hampshire. Visit her online at symontgomery.com and on Twitter @SyTheAuthor.