Synopses & Reviews
Dramatic photos! Silly cartoons! Bad jokes! And did we mention freaky facts?! Hurricanes, tsunamis, forest fires . . . We all know how deadly Mother Nature can be. Dare to discover wild winds that suck trains into the air, and giant earthquakes that can REALLY shake people up. Read about how disaster scientists go looking for trouble, and check out the disaster hall of fame. Series info: -Bright, busy, inviting design -Eye-popping photos, wacky cartoons, and even a few jokes make these high-inter est subjects even more appealing -Small format suitable for older, reluctant readers -Up-to-the-minute research and statistics on world events such as Hurricane Katrina and the 2005 tsunami.
Introduces meteorological and geological disasters, including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, blizzards and droughts, and discusses why these events occur, what problems they cause, and how scientists study them. Simultaneous.
The Freaky Facts books are filled with a bright, busy and inviting design. There are eye-popping photos, wacky cartoons, and even a few jokes to make these high-interest subjects even more appealing. The small format is suitable for older, reluctant readers.