Everest - by Sangma Francis and Lisk Feng
Written by Sangma Francis
Illustrated by Lisk Feng
A Children’s Book Council 2019 Outstanding Science Trade Book for Students K-12.
This stunning non-fiction picture book compendium of facts about the world’s highest mountain, with illustrations from up-and-comer Lisk Feng, will not disappoint.
Mount Everest is undoubtedly the most famous mountain on Earth. Hundreds of people clamber to its summit every year, following in Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's footsteps, hoping to experience Earth's highest peak. But there is so much more to this mountain than the people who climb it.
Travel back to its ancient origins, learn about the flowers and plants that grow upon its great flanks, and discover the rich history of religions, myths, and legends that surround this great Sagarmatha, the Goddess of the Sky.
“This appealing and informative guide to Everest may well have children dreaming of their own expeditions.” – Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
“Filled with both facts and folktales about the tallest mountain in the world.” – GeekDad