Explore the dangerous and destructive side of nature — the awesome powers of tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfire, volcanoes and more in DK Eyewitness Books: Natural Disasters.
What causes a hurricane to form? Can animals sense an impending earthquake? Discover how Earthquakes, floods and hurricanes affect those in their paths, and what measures we can use to protect ourselves from Mother Nature. Learn about the equipment we can use to predict natural disasters, from tsunami magnitude to the earthquake Richter scale. Photography from around the world, and clear diagrams help you understand the amazing power of nature. This a great reference tool for all the family.
On every colorful page: Vibrant annotated photographs and the integrated text-and-pictures approach that makes Eyewitness a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids.
About the Author
Claire Watts began her career as a writer and editor of educational nonfiction books on a variety of topics ranging from natural disasters to ancient Egypt. Secretly, though, Claire was always writing fiction. In addition to her nonfiction works, Claire has written several novels, including What They Don't Tell You About Love in the Movies, Being the English Girl, and Gingerbread & Cupcake.Trevor Day, PhD, was a marine biologist working for the United Nations Development Programme, before embarking on a career as a biology professor and writer, and as an educational researcher. Trevor is the author or coauthor of more than 40 books and is currently a fellow of the Royal Literary Fund at the University of Bath in England.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Natural Disasters is an non fiction book, it tells and give u details about many natrual disasters. The book covers earthquakes to epidemics, tells you how and why many of the worsen weather we have seen. It gives pictures and describes each and every tsunamics, volcanoes, & earthquakes.This book was a great book help me understand more about the weather and what it can do. This book talks about very personal events that has happen in my life, for example, Hurrican Katrina. My family was involved in it & we didnt know where they were for survival days bout thankful in the next couple of days we heard from them. I would use this book in my class because it is a very detailed book and can help understand nature.I enjoyed this book & would consider that everyone reads it. This could be use very helpfully aroun the fourth to the sixth grade.