Hurricane & tornado

by Challoner, Jack,

Format: Print Book 2021
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Summary
Let your budding meteorologist step into the eye of the storm with this magnificent weather encyclopedia.

See catastrophic weather conditions come to life through spectacular images, models and illustrations, whether it's a powerful twister ripping through homes, earthquakes shattering cities and towns, or hailstones the size of tennis balls.

This is the perfect extreme weather book for children ages 8 and up. Inside, you'll discover:


* Up to 20% new images, including photographs and updated diagrams.
* Follows a unique visual approach that immerses children on every page, and an added wall chart full of facts and images.
* All information updated by an expert consultant.
* Brand new eyewitness accounts from experts in the field, from storm-chasers pursuing tornadoes to meteorologists working on advanced weather early warning systems.
This fascinating, energetic and accessible nature book contains everything you need to know about the weather and all its wildness! Uncover historical items that reveal how ancient civilizations predicted the weather, as well as the weather-forecasting techniques that have developed over the centuries.

With an increase in severe weather due to climate change, knowing about tsunamis, hurricanes, droughts, blizzards and storms is more important than ever. This is a topic that young readers will be both concerned and curious about. They will also learn the ways in which human activity can cause weather patterns to change.

With a groundbreaking visual approach and clear, child-friendly text, the DK Eyewitness series has been a trusted favorite for parents, teachers, and school-age children since 1985. Now with an exciting makeover, this popular series has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers -- perfect for home learning!
Contents
Weather folklore
Early forecasts
What is extreme weather?
Extreme causes
Severe winds
Thunderous storms
Twisting tornadoes
Tornado force
Measuring tornadoes
Lightning strikes
Hailstorms
Hurricane alert
Devastation
Hurricane strikes
Fog and smog
High seas
Snowstorms
Avalanche
Floods and landslides
Heat waves
Deadly droughts
Polar extremes
Weather watch
Disaster relief
Nature's survivors
Climate change
El Niño
Freaky conditions
Beyond Earth
Did you know?
Timeline.

Additional Information
Series DK eyewitness books.
Subjects Severe storms -- Juvenile literature.
Natural disasters -- Juvenile literature.
Hurricanes -- Juvenile literature.
Tornadoes -- Juvenile literature.
Storms -- Juvenile literature.
Hurricanes.
Tornadoes.
Juvenile works.
Informational works.
Illustrated works.
Publisher New York, NY :2021
Edition American edition ; Revised edition.
Other Titles Hurricane and tornado
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 29 cm.
ISBN 9780744039641
0744039649
0744028957
9780744028959
9780241381489
0241381487
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