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What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather by Mary Kay Carson
  

What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather

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What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather by Mary Kay Carson

This title is the latest from the popular Good Question! series. It features charming illustrations, clever charts and fun text help kids learn about the weather. It is suitable for children aged 6 and over. Is each snowflake unique? What comes first: thunder or lightning? What causes the seasons? Charming illustrations, clever charts and fun text help kids learn whatever they want to know about wild weather. No matter their question, the fascinating answers are right here!

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The Good Question! series continues to offer interesting facts in an appealing fashion. Working within a set format, the skilled authors organize questions and two- or three-paragraph answers in ways that introduce and cover each subject appropriately. On each spread, clearly captioned illustrations -- maps, drawings, close-up photographs, and realistic images -- face the text. The questions are those a child reader might ask. . . . What Makes a Tornado Twist? explains the origins of the weather around us, describes different storms, distinguishes between weather and climate, and touches on climate change.. . . . Attractively presented, with up-to-date, accurate information, these science titles are a first choice. The Good Question! series continues to offer interesting facts in an appealing fashion. Working within a set format, the skilled authors organize questions and two- or three-paragraph answers in ways that introduce and cover each subject appropriately. On each spread, clearly captioned illustrations -- maps, drawings, close-up photographs, and realistic images -- face the text. The questions are those a child reader might ask. . . . What Makes a Tornado Twist? explains the origins of the weather around us, describes different storms, distinguishes between weather and climate, and touches on climate change.. . . . Attractively presented, with up-to-date, accurate information, these science titles are a first choice.


About the Author

Mary Kay Carson is an award-winning children's nonfiction author who has written more than 40 books for kids about wildlife, space, weather, nature, and history, including Sterling Biographies: Alexander Graham Bell: Giving Voice to the World (9781402732300) as well as The Underground Railroad for Kids and The Wright Brothers for Kids. Mary Kay also gives presentations at schools about writing and her books.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st July 2014

Author

Mary Kay Carson

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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Categories

Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage)
Natural history (ChildrenÍs/Teenage)

ISBN

9781454906834

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