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The Kids' Book of Clouds & Skyby Frank Staub
Synopses & Reviews
"The question-and-answer format will appeal to general browsers. This volume...will provide enjoyment...and...prove helpful."--School Library Journal
"A gentle introduction to the wonderful world of science."--Science Scope
"The photography is great....would be a nice addition to a classroom science library."--Science Books & Films
Illustrated with hundreds of captivating photographs, and written in a kid-friendly style, this informative guide answers the dozen of questions children ask about the sky and weather. They'll learn about humidity, fog, and storms; get an introduction to cloud types, and find out if it's true that you can tell direction from the sun. And there's much more too, including information on clouds mistaken for flying saucers, and celestial phenomena such as shooting stars and the Aurora Borealis. A wonderful resource for meteorology-minded kids!
Learn about what you see in the sky and enjoy it all the more!
Why is the sky blue? How high are the clouds? What causes lightning and thunder? Can you find the end of the rainbow? Written in a concise, reader-friendly question-and-answer format, this informative guide is illustrated with hundreds of captivating photographs. Now kids can find the answers to dozens of questions about the natural wonders of the sky and weather. They’ll learn about various weather conditions, including humidity, fog, and storms, and be introduced to the different types of clouds, including cumulus, cirrus, and stratus. Clouds that can be mistaken for flying saucers, the white “clouds” that appear behind jet planes, and other celestial phenomena such as the Northern and Southern Lights, shooting stars, and rainbows are also explained. A wonderful resource for curious kids!
About the Author
Frank Staub is a photographer and writer specializing in nature, foreign cultures, and adventure sports. His photographs have been featured in more than 30 books, most of which he wrote, and he has received 7 national awards.
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