The wind we feel it on our skin, we hear it whistle and we watch it shape the clouds in the sky. But what is the wind? Open the flaps to find the science of the wind and related topics clearly explained. Discover why the wind blows, how leaves are blown from trees, where the wind blows a seed and much more.Using simple concepts of science, this book in the Exploring the Elements series answers children's questions about wind and encourages young readers to explore their surroundings anew. Worlds of knowledge are waiting under the flaps!
About the Author
Etta Kaner is an elementary school teacher and writer for both children and educators. Her children's books have won numerous awards, including the Silver Birch Award, the Scientific American Young Readers Book Award and the Science in Society Book Award. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Marie Lafrance lives in Montreal, Quebec. She has provided illustrations for magazines, newspapers, posters, billboards and dozens of educational books for children. Now she primarily works on picture books, using her warm and gently humorous illustrations to delight and entertain children of all ages.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Why do we see some of the things we see? Why do we see sand dunes, hear the wind whistling, or see leaves fall off trees? One can find their answers if they read, "Who Likes The Wind?" This book talks about all types of reasons why wind does what it does. The book also talks about what happens around us from the wind behaving like it does. This is a great resource for children if they want to get to know the Earth a little bit better. Children will start to understand Mother Nature and some of her reasons for creating things like cool air or clouds in the sky. Help your child understand the world that he or she lives in.