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Lightning strikes the earth more than a hundred times every second. It's bright and dramatic, but it happens so fast that we rarely get a chance to see it. Now celebrated children's science writer Seymour Simon gives you an opportunity to take a closer look at lightning with clear explanations of what causes those bright flashes of light in a stormy sky.

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Sizzling photos highlight this striking introduction to one of the most powerful and mysterious forces of nature. Full color.

Synopsis:

Exceptional nonfiction for children from two of the most trusted names in science education: Seymour Simon and the Smithsonian Institution.

About the Author

Seymour Simon has been called "the dean of the [children's science book] field" by the New York Times. He has written more than 250 books for young readers and has received the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Lifetime Achievement Award for his lasting contribution to children's science literature, the Science Books & Films Key Award for Excellence in Science Books, the Empire State Award for excellence in literature for young people, and the EducationalPaperback Association Jeremiah Ludington Award. He and his wife, Liz, live in Great Neck, N

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060884352
Author:
Simon, Seymour
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Seymour Simon
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Nature
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Nature - Weather
Subject:
Lightning
Subject:
Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Weather
Subject:
Weather
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-Weather
Edition Description:
Paperback
Publication Date:
20060523
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 10 in 5.92 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-09

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