Every spring, travellers come to Newfoundland from
around the world to see the icebergs drifting southward.
As big as a city block covered in office towers, or as small
as a grand piano, these mountains of freshwater ice began
thousands of years ago when snow fell on Greenland.
Science writer Lawrence Jackson unravels the mysteries
of icebergs for children in this clearly-written picture book,
illustrated with remarkable water-colours, photographs
and paintings on silk by Newfoundland artist Diana
Dabinett. This informative keepsake is both educational
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