Takes young readers on an in-depth exploration of one of the most awe-inspiring and devastating events in nature: hurricanesThis dramatic nonfiction picture book is intensified through arresting full-color photographs and satellite images.
Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explains what hurricanes are and how they develop; what storm surges are; and the basics of forecasting and precautions that families should take. Booklist commented: "This is unsurpassed for kindling interest in a scientific subject and communicating an understanding of its scope and significance."
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 32 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 21/09/2007
- Category: Meteorology & climatology
- ISBN: 9780061170713