cover image Planets Around the Sun: Level 1

Planets Around the Sun: Level 1

Seymour Simon, Chronicle Books. Chronicle Books, $13.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-1-58717-145-1

With brief, accessible text, engaging topics and a perforated page of collectible cards Seymour Simon's See More Reader series will rope in even the most reluctant readers. According to Danger! Earthquake, ""most of the world's earthquakes happen in a zone called the Pacific Ring of Fire."" A map of the world highlights the hot spots. Bulldozers, dump trucks and offshore oil rigs get their due in Giant Machines. Additional offerings include Wild Bears; Killer Whales; and Planets Around the Sun. (Apr.)