Fun-to-color pictures make this introduction to weather ideal for school-age youngsters curious about tornadoes, hurricanes, fog, blizzards, and other atmospheric conditions. Forty-four carefully researched illustrations and extensive text describe these phenomena as well as cloud types, thunderstorm formation, and global wind patterns and ocean currents. Also discussed are the causes and effects of lightning and rainbows, natural weather predictors, radar weather instruments, TV and newspaper weather maps, the aurora borealis, global warming, and other climatic- and weather-related phenomena. Enlightening, entertaining, and well-illustrated, this information-packed coloring book will fascinate anyone eager to learn about meteorological phenomena.
About the Author
An award-winning artist, writer, and graphic designer, Bruce LaFontaine specializes in books about history, science, transportation, and architecture. Bruce has written and illustrated 70 Dover titles, and his work has appeared in Scientific American, The Wall Street Journal, and other prominent publications.