About the Author
has written over 55 books and activity kits, most of which encourage hands-on science for kids. She is a frequent speaker at writer's festivals, as well as at schools, libraries, and teacher/librarian conferences. Shar and her co-author of more than 15 years, Leslie Johnstone, previously collaborated on Scary Science: 25 Creepy Experiments
for Scholastic Canada.
Leslie Johnstone is the Department Head of Science at a high school in Vancouver, British Columbia. Leslie and her co-author Shar Levine received the Eve Savoury Award for Science Communication from the BC Innovation Council for their book Backyard Science. The both live in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Patricia Storms is an illustrator who has created editorial cartoons, comic strips and magazine cover for Chirp and KNOW magazines. She has enhanced many a picture book with her lively illustrations, including The 13 Ghosts of Halloween for Scholastic Canada. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
From the Canadian Children's Book Centre
Try these simple experiments to brighten up a cold winter day! Learn how to make ice cream, create an indoor avalanche and more! Plus, find out all kinds of cool facts about wintery stuff, like icebergs, frost, windchill, glaciers and orange snow! Gain more knowledge about the weather, climate change and the environment. A glossary of terms is included.