Natural Disasters (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

Natural Disasters (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

by Claire Watts, Trevor Day


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Explore the dangerous and destructive side of nature — the awesome powers of tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfire, volcanoes and more in DK Eyewitness Books: Natural Disasters.

What causes a hurricane to form? Can animals sense an impending earthquake? Discover how Earthquakes, floods and hurricanes affect those in their paths, and what measures we can use to protect ourselves from Mother Nature. Learn about the equipment we can use to predict natural disasters, from tsunami magnitude to the earthquake Richter scale. Photography from around the world, and clear diagrams help you understand the amazing power of nature. This a great reference tool for all the family.

On every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781465438089
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Series: DK Eyewitness
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 72
Sales rank: 215,846
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Claire Watts began her career as a writer and editor of educational nonfiction books on a variety of topics ranging from natural disasters to ancient Egypt. Secretly, though, Claire was always writing fiction. In addition to her nonfiction works, Claire has written several novels, including What They Don't Tell You About Love in the Movies, Being the English Girl, and Gingerbread & Cupcake.Trevor Day, PhD, was a marine biologist working for the United Nations Development Programme, before embarking on a career as a biology professor and writer, and as an educational researcher. Trevor is the author or coauthor of more than 40 books and is currently a fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at the University of Bath in England.

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