Can It Rain Cats and Dogs?: Questions & Answers about Weather (Scholastic Question & Answer Series)

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Questions and answers about weather. From simple questions like "What makes the weather?" to more complex ones like "What is El Nino?", this book helps kids understand why and how the weather changes.

This book will answer children's questions about weather as it explores the basics in beautifully illustrated sections on sun, air, and wind; rain, snow, and hail; and wild weather like hurricanes and tornadoes. The questions and answers should help to appease even the most ...

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Overview


Questions and answers about weather. From simple questions like "What makes the weather?" to more complex ones like "What is El Nino?", this book helps kids understand why and how the weather changes.

This book will answer children's questions about weather as it explores the basics in beautifully illustrated sections on sun, air, and wind; rain, snow, and hail; and wild weather like hurricanes and tornadoes. The questions and answers should help to appease even the most curious child's need to know why the weather keeps changing, what happens to puddles after it rains, if you can smell the rain, if lightning can grow hair, and if groundhogs really can predict the weather.

Provides answers to such questions about the weather as "What makes the weather?", "Does air have weight?", "How big are hailstones?", and "What is El Niäno?"

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
One in a series of nonfiction books by this prolific team, this title raises questions and provides answers about insects. The questions are the type that kids would ask and the answers are factual, but not so scientific in content that primary school kids will have difficulty in understanding the material. Ranging from the question posed by the title to those relating to our ability to forecast the weather kids will learn plenty about everyday weather phenomena as well as newsmakers such as El Niño. It hasn't ever rained cats and dogs, but plenty of other strange creatures including fish and frogs have rained down from the skies. The illustrations and drawings by Sullivan are both dramatic and informative, ranging from scenes demonstrating the power of wind to lightning striking the Empire State Building. Index and contents pages.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780439085731
  • Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Series: Scholastic Question & Answer
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 766,654
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 7.99 (h) x 0.15 (d)

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