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Cloud Collector's Handbook - by Gavin Pretor-Pinney (Hardcover)

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Highlights

  • The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky.
  • About the Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, a global organization that fights "blue-sky thinking.
  • 144 Pages
  • Nature, Weather

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About the Book



"An official publication of the Cloud Appreciation Society."



Book Synopsis



The perfect incentive for keeping your head in the clouds, The Cloud Collector's Handbook is a whimsical guide to the wonders of the sky. Throughout, author and cloud expert Gavin Pretor-Pinney catalogs a variety of clouds and gives readers points for spotting them and recording their finds. This fun and useful book features gorgeous full-color photographs that showcase a new type of cloud on every spread, from fluffy cumulus to the super rare horseshoe vortex to the wispy noctilucent clouds that hang at the fringes of space. Sure to be a hit with both aspiring and seasoned cloud gazers, this clever handbook will have everyone looking up.



Review Quotes




"Gavin Pretor-Pinney'sdreamy and beautiful The Cloud Collector's Handbook will turn your family into cloud chasers and cloud connoisseurs." -My Daily Find.

"I immediately fell in love with The Cloud Collector's Handbook." - Brain Pickings



About the Author



Gavin Pretor-Pinney is the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society, a global organization that fights "blue-sky thinking." He is also the co-founder and creative director of The Idler magazine and author of the best-selling The Cloudspotter's Guide. He lives in Somerset, England.
Dimensions (Overall): 7.1 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inches (W) x .8 Inches (D)
Weight: .72 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Sub-Genre: Weather
Genre: Nature
Number of Pages: 144
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover
Author: Gavin Pretor-Pinney
Language: English
Street Date: February 2, 2011
TCIN: 13257099
UPC: 9780811875424
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-4964
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.8 inches length x 5.2 inches width x 7.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.72 pounds
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