Weatherby Valerie Wyatt, Brian Share
Why did green rain fall on Moscow in 1987? Where does wind come from? What exactly is fog? Using the popular Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) format employed by many Web sites, this book allows kids to find out everything they need to know about all sorts of weird and wonderful weather. Sprinkled throughout are amazing weather facts and legends, incredible real-life weather stories, as well as hands-on activities and experiments. And the eye-popping illustrations make learning fun! Kids can read about
• El Ni?o
• acid rain
• global warming
• weather forecasting
Wyatt presents ? interesting and informative data on a wide variety of topics ? Colorful graphics provide an eye-catching element, and the Q & A format will appeal to reluctant researchers.
Meet the Author
Valerie Wyatt is an award-winning editor and writer and the author of more than 14 nonfiction children?s books, many of them about science. Her FAQ Weather won the 2000 Science in Society Award, and in 2004 she received the Tom Fairley Award for Editorial Excellence. Valerie lives in Victoria, British Columbia, with her husband and her dog, MacPherson.
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