Extreme WeatherBook - 2011
Featuring up-to-date information and cutting-edge design, a new reference series has been created for today's visually sophisticated reader, with spreads that feature full-bleed 3-D artwork, key facts, current research, featured quotes from related books and movies, and all the latest online links for multimedia exploration.
Navigate your way through a fantastic range of subjects with this visually spectacular new series. Every spread is brimming with lively text, amazing photographs and artworks, and weblinks and quotes. Panels throughout offer focused information on specific topics.
Kids love the excitement--and danger--of hurricanes and tornadoes. This book takes reader on a tour of the science behind the most awe-inspiring weather phenomena--such as lightning, hail, monsoons, and whiteouts. Hundreds of photographs and illustrations and include brief but informative explanations of an astonishing array of meteorological happenings. Detailed maps and diagrams further support understanding.
Presents an illustrated guide to such extreme weather phenomena as storms, tornadoes, lightning, blizzards, drought, and giant hail, as well as information about the ways that people deal with them and handle their aftermath.