Tornadoes and Other Dramatic Weather Systems

Tornadoes and Other Dramatic Weather Systems

Book - 2001
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It's a weird world out there... dazzle your friends with wacky facts and more from this mega new series. Did you know... In Oklahoma, an entire herd of cattle was lifted by a tornado -- and returned to the ground unharmed. A hurricane can be 500 miles wide and create a sea surge as high as a three-story house. The sun's rays are a sizzling 9,900°F. A full-color, fun, and informative series, Secret Worlds offers a chance to get your teeth deep into a wide range of fascinating subjects from nature, history, and science. Every title has: Easy-to-read narrative text written by a specialist who combines expert knowledge with an entertaining and fresh style. Superb color photography that entices the reader into the subject world with close-up views and dramatic shots. Weird World feature boxes that reveal a wealth of wacky facts. Tried-and-tested websites to check out the latest info. A mega reference section with even more facts and figures for the enthusiast. Suitable for children aged ten and up -- as well as every other family member who is curious about the subject.
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2001.
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780789479808
Branch Call Number: J 551.553 All 3701 1
J 551.553 All 3701 7
Characteristics: 96 pages illustrations (chiefly color), col. maps.


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